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Good advice from a college professor, and follow-up notes from the nephew for whom he wrote it.

Professor Offers Best Advice for College Freshmen

Scholarship Mom Tip 87: What does your email address, or Twitter handle, tell the scholarship judges about you? Think about these points from Scholarship Mom Monica Matthews and SmartCollegeVisit....

Chinese Exchange opportunity for K-12 Teachers/Principals: Applications due September 2, 2014; expenses covered by sponsoring organization for 15-day exchange. Details at link. Please share with any teachers/principals/school board members.

What's in a name? Not as much as you might think.

Your college essay should help you stand out from the other applicants -- in a good way. Check these pointers from Smart College Visit.

College Essay - Be Original - Smart College Visit

Organization is key! Don't miss these tips from the Parent College Coach on Smart College Visit.

Yes, the PSAT is very important, and some of these reasons may surprise you!

25 school counselors on Twitter--follow them for advice and guidance on college prep.

Parents Countdown to College Coach

Don't let senioritis derail your college plans. Even if you've accepted an admission offer, poor performance in your last semester of high school can have dire consequences. It may be the 4th quarter, but the buzzer has yet to ring!

When your child goes to college, some important legal changes occur. This post talks about things parents need to know when their babies are suddenly young adults headed to college.

One size does not fit all! Visiting College Early – Where To Start, When To Start?

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College Money Talk - Have you had the college money talk with your teen? Are scholarships part of the convo?

Smart College Visit - The educated way to visit campus.

JetBlue now let's you pool frequent flier miles as a family! Perfect for campus visit travel!

3 Tools for College-bound Teens and their Parents!

3 Things High School Seniors Should Do Now

Being a Tall Poppy - could come in handy during your college admissions interview

Being A Tall Poppy - Smart College Visit

Declare a Major or Undecided? There are advantages in going in without declaring a major. Check it out.

Top 5 College Fair Tips: How To Get The Most From a College Fair. @collegevisit @smartcollegevisit #campusvisit

Top 5 College Fair Tips - Smart College Visit

Scholarship Mom Tip 16 - "Tell Everyone" you are looking for a scholarship! Your friends and family may know of great sources.