24
Feb

How to Figure How Much College Financial Aid Awaits You – Despite a Congressional Snafu

By Sam Rosensohn It took crazy college tuition bills to drive Deep Throat out of the weeds. Mark Felt’s grandson couldn’t pay for college so the…

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24
Feb

How to Complete Eight College Applications and Still Enjoy the Holidays with Friends & Family

By Sam Rosensohn This column is for all the high school seniors who have yet to complete their college applications – we’re going to set up…

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24
Feb

How They Got into Harvard and Eight Key Strategies for Getting into the College of Your Choice

By Sam Rosensohn Leave it to the stellar staff of my favorite college newspaper, The Harvard Crimson, to put together a book that offers high school…

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24
Feb

How Do You Spell Cash Relief for College Tuition? Big SAT Sores

By Sam Rosensohn The dreaded SATs take on entirely different look when students realize that they are an opportunity to win meritorious scholarships – and not…

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24
Feb

Home Cooked Plan to Spot College Boozing and Improve College Learning

By Sam Rosensohn The meeting of university and college presidents captured headlines primarily because of Walter Harrison, president of the University of Hartford, who told a…

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24
Feb

Americans Say High Schools Aren’t Challenging Our Students

By Sam Rosensohn Survey Reveals Americans Believe High Schools Need to Be Overhauled Not that you needed a national survey to tell you this one –…

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24
Feb

High School Seniors Have Made Their Final Decisions – Here’s Where They’re Going to College!

By Sam Rosensohn The thick envelopes are in and area high school seniors have made their final decisions on where they’re going to college next fall.…

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24
Feb

For Those Who Love to Play and Don’t Want to Work at Anything Else

By Sam Rosensohn Do you happen to know a student who would prefer to play an electronic game than crack a physics, history or math book?…

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24
Feb

Five Proven Ways to Get into a College of Your Choice

By Sam Rosensohn The University of Vermont has created a Christmas gift for college bound students everywhere entitled, Five Proven Ways To Get Into A College…

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18
Feb

Gap Year Can Be the Best Year Yet

For years now, more and more schools have been advising the students they’ve accepted to consider taking a year off and starting a year later. The…

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14
Feb

Early Decision College Applications Glitter Like Gold

By Sam Rosensohn Applying to college Early Decision is like adding 100 points to your SAT scores, wrote Christopher Avery, the Harvard professor and co-author of…

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14
Feb

Acceptance without Strings: Early Action College Applications

By Sam Rosensohn How to apply? When to apply? Early Decision? Early Action? Regular Admission? What to do!!!  Students nationwide have answered: Early Action applications are…

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14
Feb

Face it: You’re Richer than You Thought

By Sam Rosensohn If you were to look at me closely you’d see sand around my collar, on my tie, and in the hair that’s left…

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14
Feb

College Tuition Goes Up; Learning Goes Down – What to Do About It!

By Sam Rosensohn Despite an abundance of laptops on wireless campuses and many more courses in college catalogs, it is not clear that undergraduates today are…

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14
Feb

College Promotions Step Up as Application Deadlines Move Up

By Sam Rosensohn Dear High School Freshmen, Sophomores and Juniors, It’s important that you know that senior year doesn’t count for as much as your first…

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14
Feb

College Message Boards Can Save You Time, Money – Maybe Even Pinpoint the Right School

By Sam Rosensohn I just got a letter from Natalie White, who graduated from Guilford High School last June, and who’s currently a freshman at one…

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14
Feb

College Applications: Enough to Make a Family Nuts

By Sam Rosensohn Just because you completed and mailed your college applications doesn’t mean the miserable, nasty process is behind you – as my good friend…

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14
Feb

College Admissions: How We Decide When We Have So Many Equally Qualified Candidates

By Sam Rosensohn For everyone enrolled in College 101, we’re going to start class today with a pop quiz – no reason to growl; there’s only…

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14
Feb

College Admissions: Through the Eyes of a 23-Year-Old Dean of Admissions

By Sam Rosensohn I was so excited to talk to Leigh Weisenburger, who was in one of my American History classes at John Winthrop Jr. High…

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14
Feb

College Admissions: Through the Eyes of a 27-Year-Old Dean of Admissions

By Sam Rosensohn I was so excited to talk to Leigh Weisenburger, who was in one of my American History classes at John Winthrop Jr. High…

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