It's that time of year. High school seniors all over the country are busy filling out their college applications. Parents, meanwhile, are busy fretting about where their teen will be going next fall.
While a lot has changed since we were 12th graders (hello, Facebook!), Alison Cooper Chisolm, a former admissions officer and co-author of How to Prepare a Standout College Application, reveals myths about the often-dreaded admission process.
"There is a lot of misinformation circulating," Chisolm says.
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