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Parents League of New York sits down with Rachel Henes of Hallways to discuss its new book for parents and educators.

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by Lawrence Momo, Director, College Counseling, Trinity School

The process of applying to college is about a great many things, quite apart from where one goes after high school graduation. It is about figuring out what you value, what you want and who you would like your college classmates to be over the next four years.

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by James P. Steyer, Founder and CEO, Common Sense

Encourage kids to ask questions about the information they’re receiving. Are there any inconsistencies in the content? Is the argument credible? Whom is the message for?

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by Angel B. Pérez, Vice President, Enrollment and Student Success Trinity College

The college search is not easy. In fact, it’s only become harder, but that’s ultimately a good thing. Instead of deferring to rankings or reputation, students now have the tools and the power to identify exactly the right institution for them.

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Beverly Daniel Tatum, Ph.D., president emerita of Spelman College, is a psychologist and the author of “Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria?” And Other Conversations About Race. Here she answers questions posed by the Parents League.