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Simon Monks Goes To College

Posted by College Connection on Wednesday, May 15, 2013, In : College Applications 

Remember that children's game, Simon Says? If Simon didn't say it, and you did it anyway, you were out.

Well, looks like Simon has grown up, is ready to apply to college, and has become the poster boy of the folks who brought you the Common App.

Yes, boys, girls, and college applicants of all ages, here comes Simon Monks, fictitious test-student for CA4!

In a recent email, Common App announced Simon's debut:

Many of our CA4 resources will revolve around the story of Simon Monks, a fictitious app...
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College Connection Makes The Hit Parade

Posted by College Connection on Sunday, January 20, 2013, In : College Planning 

Add this to the list of accolades for College Connection, Long Island's premier college planning service, and home of The College Whisperer™: @GetCollege -- our Twitter site -- was named to the Top 101 College Planning Twitter Accounts for Parents.

Oh yeah. We're up there with the best of 'em. @nytimescollege, @USNewsEducation, @CollegeBlogs and that Holy Grail (or is it Holy Terror of college information, @CollegeBoard. Cue the balloons!

Okay. So we're Number 83 for our first appearance on t...
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BREAKING NEWS: College Board Corners Market On No. 2 Pencils

Posted by College Connection on Thursday, August 16, 2012, In : College Planning 

Students taking SAT to be charged $25 per filled-in oval

Would this surprise you? Maybe. Maybe not.

You would be surprised, however, at the wealth of information you will find -- on the ins and outs, ups and downs, DOs and DON'Ts of the college application process, the intricacies of college admissions, the abundance of scholarship money ripe for the picking, and just about everything college -- when you follow us on Twitter @GetCollege.

Simply sign up (it's free), log in, and click follow to jo...

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No Stone Unturned

Posted by College Connection on Monday, August 13, 2012, In : College Planning 

Just the other day, The College Whisperer -- also known as "Current Occupant" in certain postal circles, received a piece of unsolicited mail. Not email, mind you, but actual snail mail, at bulk rate, no less.

Keeping with my practice of opening every piece of mail that crosses my desk -- and actually reading it -- I sliced off the top of the envelope and pulled out what I soon realized was an invitation to take a survey. Innocuous, and otherwise destined for the circular file, until I saw, tu...

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Follow Us for Everything College!

Posted by College Connection on Monday, March 21, 2011, In : College Planning 

For the scoop on everything from college applications to admission strategies, paying for college to finding the best food on campus,find The College Whisperer/College Connection on Facebook, and follow us on Twitter.

Up-to-the-minute info on scholarships, financial aid, test prep, essay development, getting into college, and college life from A to Z, all at the tip of your finger. The experts. The opinions. The "how to", "where to" and "what to" (as well as "what not to" for every college-bou...
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College Chit Chat Live On Twitter @GetCollege

Posted by College Connection on Thursday, November 11, 2010, In : Just for Fun 

The College Whisperer
, renowned for his wit and witticism on all things college, will host an open forum (sponsored by College Connection, the one-stop source for college planning, counseling and support) on Twitter (@GetCollege), answering your questions about college applications, the admissions process, personal statements and essays, the how and where of finding and getting the big bucks you need to pay for college, and, really, any aspect (well, almost ;-) of college life.

When: Friday, N...
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Getting Kids Into College, One Tweet At A Time

Posted by College Connection on Thursday, November 4, 2010, In : College Planning 

Getting good advice -- and, sometimes, following it -- is key to success in the college application and admission process.

That's why College Connection, your one-stop source for college planning, counseling and support, sponsors The College Whisperer blog, and helps get out the word -- to parents and students alike -- on what it takes to get into college, as well has how to pay for it all -- on our website, via Facebook, and by way of Twitter.

Bringing you the inside scoop on successfully nav...
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