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Five Things Teens and Parents Should Know about College Admissions: Part 2

Five Things Teens and Parents Should Know about College Admissions: Part 2

It’s the time of year when students have just picked the colleges they will attend, and when many are preparing for AP Tests. In the students we work with, we see the effects of college admissions stress every day.
Much of this stress is driven by parents who, out of the best of motivations, want to give their child the best. But the lessons students learn in the process can be harmful, not just to their college plans, but to their life.
So prioritize early, and prioritize often, to reduce college admissions stress. Here’s how.

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VIDEO: Your Roadmap to Stress-Free College Admissions

On April 2, Aspire Education Project and LifeLaunchr presented a free webinar: “Your Roadmap to Stress-Free College Admissions.” Presented by test preparation expert, Sy Kim, Director of Programs at Aspire, and Venkates Swaminathan, CEO of LifeLaunchr, the webinar was a great overview of the college admissions process for parents and students, to help each student get into and can afford the college or program that is the best fit for them.

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Here’s How to Pick a Great Summer Program for High School Students

Here’s How to Pick a Great Summer Program for High School Students

What you do in the summer can make a significant difference to where you can go to college. At the most selective universities, admissions officials do consider how you used your summer vacations. This used to mean that many students went on service trips to other countries, where they do community work. That is still an option, but there are now many more types of summer programs for high school students you can consider.

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Your Roadmap to Stress-Free College Admissions

Your Roadmap to Stress-Free College Admissions

College admissions can be confusing and scary. With the costs of college exploding, average student debt now over $37,000, and the myriad choices and deadlines, it can feel overwhelming. Linda King of the King Advantage, who has over 20 years experience advising students, and Venkates Swaminathan of LifeLaunchr hosted a FREE webinar to help you with a roadmap for stress-free college admissions.

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Venkates Swaminathan

Venkates Swaminathan (Swami) is the founder and CEO of LifeLaunchr, the world's first virtual college admissions coaching platform, and a member of the National Association for College Admission Counseling. Swami has been an executive in the education and technology industries for over 25 years. He has an M.S. in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of Illinois, and a B.Tech in Electrical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology Delhi. He is the father of a child in college, and in his spare time, he is a jazz and Indian classical singer and pianist.

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