Articles of Interest

Articles of interest:

The Right Way to Choose A College

A Majority of US Colleges Admit Most Students Who Apply 

The "Best Fit" College 

The  Ideal  College—A  Place  That  Values You for What  You Have  to  Offer!
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On creating a quality list of college options and choices:

Thoughts in considering and identifying a college major:
The growing popularity of early applications:


A healthy approach to the college consideration process:


Various words of advice from College Admission professionals:

How to make Sense of College Rankings

How the University of Alabama Became a National Player
(note: this article is about state and public universities, not college football!)

David Ramsey: Soccer great Mia Hamm asks sports parents to stop being so childish
(Note: this article is not only about parenting and how to help your child accept a loss, it is applicable to any adversity, poor grade, undesirable admission decision…)

Recommended Reading

Recommended Reading:

The 7 Best Things (Smart) Teens Do by J. Friel and L Friel

What Color Is Your Parachute? for Teens, Third Edition: Discover Yourself, Design Your Future, and Plan for Your Dream Job by C. Christen

Where You Go Is Not Who You’ll Be  F. Bruni

The Enlightened College Applicant: A New Approach to the Search and Admissions Process  A. Belasco and D. Bergman 

8 First Choices, 2nd edition J. Slayton-Mitchell

Mistakes to Avoid When Deciding on Your College  Dr. Norman Smith  

Untangled - Guiding Teenage Girls Through The Seven Transitions Into Adulthood  by Lisa Damour, PhD  (Ballantine Books, 2016)

An excerpt from Untangled:

Get Out of My Life, but first could you drive me and Cheryl to the mall?  A Parent's Guide to the New Teenager  by Anthony E. Wolf, PhD  (Farrar Straus Giroux 2002 revised ed.)