Avoid Senioritis! Stay Motivated Your Senior Year
Don’t catch senioritis your final year of high school! These tips will help you stay the course so you can start your college experience without a hitch.
It’s a battle (almost) as old as time itself- how do you stay motivated when senioritis is nipping at your heels?
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Understanding Your College Financial Aid Award Letter
Evaluating and comparing college costs can be confusing. Here are things to keep in mind while reviewing your College Financial Aid Award Letter.
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College Application Tips You Should Read Before You Apply
You’ve done the campus tours. You’ve narrowed your list down to about ten potential schools. You’ve got some “reach” schools and some back up schools.
Now it’s time for the hard part: college applications.
So many schools, so little time! No need to worry. We’re here to help. Continue reading College Application Tips You Should Read Before You Apply
The Only High School Senior Year Bucket List You Need
Your senior year of high school is a big one. Make the most of it by crossing these items off your bucket list.
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College and Financial Aid Recap: What You Need to Do This Summer
There are a few critical items you absolutely must do to keep up with college and financial aid deadlines this summer.
Since the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) is on a first-come first-served basis, and could mean free money, don’t procrastinate. Federal FAFSA online applications for the 2015-2016 school year must be submitted by June 30, 2016 with corrections or updates due by September 17, 2016. Continue reading College and Financial Aid Recap: What You Need to Do This Summer
Do I Have a Chance if I have Been Waitlisted?
Being on the waitlist can be very taxing on the nerves. It is good to have all of the details of what this means so you can put your mind at ease.
It’s called the waitlist for a reason. First you have to wait…and wait. And then you wait some more, all the while wondering about your college waitlist chances. As the time goes on, you can’t help but let the same question keep playing on repeat in your head: Do I even have a chance? Continue reading Do I Have a Chance if I have Been Waitlisted?
Every College Checklist You Need For Summer
There are so many moving parts, it just makes sense to have a handful of checklists to follow when preparing for college.
Let’s face it – when it comes to searching, applying and (finally!) attending college, there are a lot of deadlines to keep track of. And on top of those deadlines are all of the other things you need to do to prepare for what will be one of the biggest accomplishments in your life. All of those due dates, to-do’s and lists floating around in your brain can get a little overwhelming. That’s where the college checklist comes into play. Continue reading Every College Checklist You Need For Summer
Community Service: Do Good and Look Good To Colleges
There is no denying how great community service can be. But did you know it can help you get into your college of choice too?
You know how important community service for high school students is. Especially now, during the summer before your senior year, when you know that your college applications will need to show that you are “well-rounded” and “community-oriented.” Continue reading Community Service: Do Good and Look Good To Colleges
Your Child’s Dream School Shouldn’t Be The Only Option
Your child has just passionately announced his or her dream school…now what?
What is a “dream school” anyway?
Although every college is different – and surely every dream is different – “dream schools” typically have two things in common:
- The school is highly competitive for admissions
- The school is well-known for a particular field of study that your son or daughter is especially interested in.
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