PLNY Blog

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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.

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by Lisa Damour, Clinical Psychologist and Writer

After spending the day reading through research on child and adolescent development, formulating advice for parents, and providing therapeutic support for other people’s children, it can be a funny thing to come home to my own two daughters.

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by Kal Chany, College Financial Aid Consultant

Don't let the process of applying for financial aid intimidate you. Kalman A. Chany, a college financial aid consultant and the author of Paying for College Without Going Broke, tackles common financial aid questions and provides solid answers