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How to Succeed in the New University Landscape: 5 things you need to know

  
  
  

by Carol Barash, Ph.D.

3 Ways to Help Your Child Get Their Application Essay Started Early

  
  
  

By Carol Barash, PhD

Bridging the Gap Between Talented, Low Income Students and Great Schools in the College Admissions Process

  
  
  

by Carol Barash, Ph.D.

For a School Uprooted by Sandy, A Lesson in Storytelling

  
  
  

What do the New Common App Essay Questions Mean for College Admissions?

  
  
  
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What do the New Common App Essay Questions Mean for College Admissions?

Great College Essays start with Resilience: Three Application Essay Lessons every Senior Can Learn from Scholars Academy

  
  
  

By Carol Barash, PhD, founder and CEO, Story To College

Look out Residential Colleges: the Ivy Gates just opened wide

  
  
  

By Carol Barash, PhD, founder and CEO, Story To College

5 Steps to Survive the Student Debt Superstorm: Use Your College Entrance Essays to Reveal Your Value

  
  
  

By Carol Barash, PhD, Founder and CEO
Story To College

Student debt is slamming the upper middle class. Families with incomes from $94,535 to $205,335 are the fastest growing sector of educational debt. Fear not: merit aid decisions are often made in the admissions office, and you can determine whether you sink or swim based on your college entrance essays.


What are College Admissions Officers talking about today?

  
  
  

By Carol Barash, PhD, Founder and CEO, Story To College

How do I get started on my college essay?

  
  
  

By Carol Barash, PhD 
Founder, Story To College

Seniors, if you haven’t started your college application essays, it’s time to get going! If you are stuck, confused, down on yourself, or otherwise flustered, I can definitely empathize.


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