college admission

“Captain Fantastic”: So THAT’S How to Get Your Kid Into Harvard (& Stanford, Yale, Princeton, etc.)

Home Schooling — When “Home” is Somewhere in the Cascade Mountains I guarantee that — at least for a few overweening parents of pre-college kids —  the Ivy League admission “royal flush” scored by the 17 year-old son** in the indie film “Captain Fantastic” will be the takeaway from the provocative and occasionally inspiring movie....
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Real Estate’s “Waiting List”

Backup Offers As high school seniors (and their parents) are acutely aware this time of year, colleges have waiting lists. But so does residential real estate. It’s just that the real estate version is called a “backup offer.” The usual scenario:  a runner-up Buyer is very interested in a property that is now under contract, and wants...
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