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Early Admission Results: What To Do Next

Early Admission Results: What To Do Next

It’s a big week for those of you who have applied Early Decision (ED), Restrictive Early Action (REA) or Early Action (EA). No doubt, apprehension & excitement are looming as you look online or in mailboxes for admission decisions.
Regardless of your Early Admission Results, here’s what to do next… Continue reading

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SIX NO-NO’S THAT COULD IMPACT FINANCIAL AID NEGATIVELY

SIX NO-NO’S THAT COULD IMPACT FINANCIAL AID NEGATIVELY

Gaining knowledge about the financial aid process could potentially save you money.   Here are six No-No’s that could impact Financial Aid negatively:  Wait too long to plan for college through Financial Planning, saving, and knowing where funds will come … Continue reading

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5 TIPS AND CAUTIONS ABOUT FILING COLLEGE FINANCIAL FORMS

5 TIPS AND CAUTIONS ABOUT FILING COLLEGE FINANCIAL FORMS

For High School graduates of 2017, time to fill out financial forms is quickly coming upon us. For the first time ever, FAFSA will become available on October 1, the same date as the CSS Profile. And for the first time, FAFSA will be using your last 2 tax returns (2014 and 2015). Continue reading

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COLLEGES WON’T TELL IF YOU DON’T ASK

COLLEGES WON’T TELL IF YOU DON’T ASK

It seems that few students or parents are aware of Tuition Exchange Programs and colleges won’t tell you if you don’t ask. High School Counselors, Independent Educational Consultants, and especially colleges themselves are extremely neglect in making applicants aware. Continue reading

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THE FAFSA IS AVAILABLE: 3 REASONS TO GET IT DONE EARLY

THE FAFSA IS AVAILABLE: 3 REASONS TO GET IT DONE EARLY

On January 1, the FAFSA for 2016-2017 is available to all college applicants and parents of applicants.
Here are 3 things that should be done and reasons to get it done early. Continue reading

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Are Colleges At Risk To Alternative Education Choices?

Are Colleges At Risk To Alternative Education Choices?

  Are colleges at risk to alternative education choices? Yes, if they do not become more affordable without students taking on massive debt, and use more cutting edge teaching methods.  In economics, they say that “the cure for high prices is … Continue reading

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HUGE NEWS ON THE FAFSA PROCESS

HUGE NEWS ON THE FAFSA PROCESS

Beginning in the 2017-2018 school year, the FAFSA will now be available in October, opposed, to January, coinciding with the availability of the CSS/Profile. Continue reading

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Why The College Selection Process Is More Important Than Ever

Why The College Selection Process Is More Important Than Ever

“Knowledge Is Power”. The quote that is first credited to Francis Bacon has been used countless times in countless situations.

Perhaps this oft-used quote has never been more timely and meaningful than it is today, as there seems little doubt that American society is in the midst of a second major transformation. Just as the Industrial Revolution replaced the Agrarian society, changing the landscape of employment opportunity, wealth creation and general well being for all individuals, so will the knowledge-based economy replace the industrial labor-based economy Continue reading

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Deciding Which College to Attend

After all the work in writing college essays, personal statements, preparing resumes, gathering recommendations and doing all the college prep work needed, the waiting is almost over for high school seniors! College admission notices get sent out within the next few weeks and making an informed and correct college choice is crucial. Continue reading

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Tips on Narrowing Your College List

By now perhaps you have completed lots of college research, conducted visits and have a college list that may be too long. Below is a list of things you should consider during your college search and criteria to review that … Continue reading

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