How Can Parents Help Students With the Application Process?

By Explore Editor

What can parents do to help their children get into their top-choice colleges? Cat McManus, assistant dean of admissions at the University of Pennsylvania, weighs in on how parents can support their applicants.

Roby Blust, Dean of Admissions and Enrollment Planning at Marquette University, elaborates on the positive role that parents can play in the admissions process.

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Thanks to our presentation partner, Alloy Education, and to the following college counselors and organizations: ApplyWise, College Focus, the Independent Educational Consultants Association, the Ivy Coach, Jane Klemmer, Making Conversation, MyUSearch and Road To College. Thanks also to UStream, the crew from Aligned Creative, David Pesci, Michael Pernick and Wesleyan University.