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The Unveiling of the Educational Meritocracy

As the saying goes, “For every system, there is a counter system.” And, the recent Federal indictments of 50 individuals only becomes the latest example of an educational counter-system. College coaches, athletic department administrators, parents, and Rick Singer, the independent college admissions consultant, collectively found a way around the admissions office, the “front door” of …

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What Happens When Children Mimic Adults Too Soon

Never has a day dulled, remembering the joy of being a child. Related PostsApplying for Free Money (i.e. Financial Aid) Guest Post: A Parents’ Perspective Times Two The State of the Recent College Graduate

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Leaving the nest

About the Author: Joe is a member of the Creative Marbles Consultancy and the Hubbubbaloo Creative team. He shares his experience transitioning into his first year of college away from home.   Sacramento was my bubble, it was all I really knew.  My life was school, having fun with friends, and large Filipino family functions—a weekly …

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Enjoy Childhood

Preparing for college admissions doesn’t have to begin at conception… Cartoon courtesy of The New Yorker Related Posts3…2…1…Liftoff! Launching the Class of 2013 Guest Post: The Savings for College Challenge: Part Two – Choosing a 529 Plan Wait…I Have Student Debt?!?