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US colleges get new challenge on tuition fee discounts

Times Higher Education — November 2021

One fairly reliable existing approach for students, said Wendie Lubic, a college admissions adviser to high school students around Washington DC, was to simply ask institutions for a better deal. “Colleges are usually willing to give you $5,000 to $10,000 just for asking – and a little perseverance,” Ms Lubic said.

Bridging the Gap: How a Year “Off” Can Be a Year “On”

Even before COVID-19 forced the likelihood of online college this fall, many American high school students were considering a pause between walking the stage at graduation and decorating their college dorm rooms. — By Robbye Fox

How to teach a child to reset after a bad day (without fixing their problems for them)

Sometimes, says Robbye Fox, an independent education consultant and certified parent educator with the Parent Encouragement Program (PEP), “the child may just want to vent.

The college-admissions scandal rattled rich parents. But will it change …

At a gathering of college consultants, Wendie Lubic, a consultant based in the Washington area, heard a colleague tell about advising a family …

Social Connection – Is There Really an App for That?

Social connection – the sense of being understood and genuinely belonging within a group – has been identified as a major contributor to a healthy, fulfilling life. It’s a “chicken soup” for our physical and psychological well-being, — By Robbye Fox

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