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Browsing Archive: June, 2011

All The College News That's Fit To Print!

Posted by College Connection on Friday, June 24, 2011, In : College Planning 

Ever want to read news, advice and opinion of interest to college-bound students and their parents? A one-stop source for information on the college essentials, such as the ins and outs of the application process, the particulars on admissions, the where, why, and how of scholarships, and what's what, both on and off campus?

Well, now you can!

The College Connection Daily is out! [http://paper.li/GetCollege/1308919539, for those who'd rather cut and paste.]

Yes, you can now get the latest from ...
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The College Planner

Posted by College Connection on Tuesday, June 21, 2011, In : College Planning 

Could it be that yours truly, The College Whisperer, should be shouting from the mountaintop rather than whispering on the Internet?

If you're planning to apply to college, you need a college planner!

Couldn't be simpler, right?

You retain the services of a financial planner to guide your investments prudently, safely, and with an eye toward capital preservation and long-term growth.

You enlist the services of a wedding planner to make sure everything is perfect on that most special day.

Why, you...
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The Gerber Baby Goes To College

Posted by College Connection on Wednesday, June 15, 2011, In : Paying for College 

L.B. of Sea Cliff, NY writes:

As the new mother of a bouncing baby boy, I would like to start saving for college, especially given the rising costs for both public and private universities. Can only imagine what four years of tuition, fees, room and board will cost in 18 years! Having heard about the Gerber Life College Plan, I was wondering whether this would be a good way to save ...


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COLLEGE CONNECTION ~ The Cure For The Common App

Posted by College Connection on Tuesday, June 14, 2011, In : College Applications 

Has applying to college - or just thinking about applying to college -- left you dazed, dizzy and down-in-the dumps? Do you go blank when you try to put pen to paper for that college essay? Does worrying about how you're going to pay for it all send chills down your spine?

COLLEGE CONNECTION, your one-stop source for college planning, counseling and support, has the cure for what ai...


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Almost Live From The Common App. . .

Posted by College Connection on Tuesday, June 7, 2011, In : College Applications 

A sneak peak at the 2011-12 Common Application, with highlighted changes from last year's edition -- including a limit of 500 words for your personal statement. [So much for the free expression of thought. Now, more than ever, you must demonstrate college-worthiness in a thoughtful, thorough and yet concise essay!]

Preview the new Common App here
, and prepare for the live event when the Common App launches on August 1.

Also note the inclusion of additional participating colleges,

Will you be re...
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