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Waiting to hear back from schools is stressful…our absolute favorite article on how to remain rational throughout the college process is from Frank Bruni , take 5 minutes and read this now! We promise you’ll start breathing, and maybe sleeping again.

One of the most important education documentaries you can watch together as a family, don’t miss...Race to Nowhere

We couldn’t agree more with this NY Times article stating that yes college tours should be fun, a time for mini, family vacations.

Commitment counts… the extracurricular activities colleges are looking for--tips and advice from the Princeton Review  and the Huffington Post. 

Shoham Geva, a parent whose been there, done that shares her top ten tips for surviving the college process here.

Are you interested in the advice college admission officers give to their own kids? Listen in here.

Want to know the best college towns in America? Business Insider weighs in with their top 30 and Livability’s list of the top ten college towns.

Wouldn’t it be fun to visit if your child chooses one of these schools? Conde Nast Traveler’s list of the best college towns for people who aren’t in college.

Is your child considering a gap year? Insights, tips and advice can be found in this article from the NY Times and this from College Parents of America.

Now that your child has been accepted, pass along these articles to read before they start their freshmen year. Click here for a top ten list from the Observer.

For stirring sentiment that embraces the true role of a college education read this piece by Christopher B. Nelson Advice to the College-Bound: Everything Important in Life Is Unknown.