Archive | 2014

2014 Events for College Admissions Advisors

2014 Events For College Admissions Advisors (collegeadmissionsadvisors.com) Debbie Merion—For more information, go to essaycoaching.com Sept 24 7 PM CHS Community High School in Ann Arbor Sept 22 Mom’s a Genius on WXYZ-TV Oct 2 7 PM College Night  Ann Arbor District Library–Downtown Oct 8 3-5 PM EMU and AADL Eastern Michigan University Early College Alliance–Ypsilanti […]

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Five College Application Essay Qs I Answered on WXYZ-TV

Sept 30, 2014.  Sitting in front of me these days—in my office and on Skype—are high school seniors and their parents who sometimes look worried, stressed or befuddled about the process of writing a strong college application essay. They want to know, “What should I say?” Last week my efforts to help these folks received […]

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Congrats to John Boshoven and Community High School in Ann Arbor, MI

CHS alum Scott Meves writes: “Great to see Community High School ranked #13 this year in Newsweek’s 2014 Rankings for America’s Top Schools.      Congrats to John Boshoven, Counselor at Community High School, and his amazing colleagues, for these excellent college readiness scores! Says Scott, “It’s difficult to really “rank” schools on any single […]

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College Applicant Questions Answered by Gold Medal Winning Ebook

College Applicant Questions Answered by Gold Medal Winning Ebook Parents and students look relieved. ANN ARBOR, Michigan.  (August 25, 2014) Solving the College Admissions Puzzle, A Guide for Students and Families about College Selection, Essay Writing, and High-Stakes Testing, by Debbie E. Merion, M.S.W, M.F.A, John B. Boshoven, M.A., M.S.W and Geraldine Markel, Ph.D. is […]

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Transition Strategies for Parents: How to Prevent Your Child from Falling Through the Cracks

    Transition Strategies for Parents: How to Prevent Your Child from Falling Through the Cracks Geraldine Markel, PhD Nationally, only 30% of students graduate from college. Many of those who don’t graduate are students who work part- or full-time, have more financial responsibilities, dropout after their first year, and too often make decisions without […]

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October 2, 2014 7 PM: College Night at Ann Arbor District Library Downtown

October 2, 2014 7 PM:  College Night at Ann Arbor District Library Downtown This event is intended for adults and teens (grade 9 and up). Applying to college? This event is for you: AADL’s 8th annual College Night with the co-authors of  Solving the College Admissions Puzzle: A Guide for Students and Families About College Selection, […]

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College Admissions Advisors’ book is Gold Medal Winner!!

August, 2014 Event: College Admissions Advisors’ book is Gold Medal Winner of the 2014 Global Ebook Awards! Aug 16, 2014So excited to receive this email this morning:Congratulations Gold Medal Winner of the 2014 Global Ebook Awards!            Greetings, Congratulations Debbie Merion, for winning in the Non-Fiction – Parenting/Family category for Solving the College Admissions Puzzle. For the […]

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College Fairs; Why all the Buzzzzzzz?

As you walk through the doors of your local/regional college fair, the noise is loud. People cluster around what seems like scores of tables, filling out cards, leafing through brochures, and competing for the attention of nicely dressed admission representatives. This could be it, you think. You could find your dream college in this very […]

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