Suzanne Shaffer counsels students and families in the college admission process and the importance of early college preparation through her blog, Parents Countdown to College Coach (www.parentscountdowntocollegecoach.com). Her advice has been featured on Huffington Post, Yahoo Finance and U.S. News College and included in The UniversityParent Guide to Supporting Your Student’s Freshman Year and College Bound and Gagged. In addition to CollegiateParent, Suzanne contributes regularly to TeenLife Online Magazine, College Focus and Noodle Education and is the Parent College Coach for Smart College Visit. When not working, Suzanne enjoys spending time with two grandsons who keep her on her toes with their boyish antics and remind her that life is enhanced by joy and laughter.
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