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Tips for How to Fill Out the FAFSA, the CSS Profile, and Other Aid Forms
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Tips for How to Fill Out the FAFSA, the CSS Profile, and Other Aid Forms

Kalman A. Chany Kalman A. Chany- October 13, 2021 0

by Kalman A. Chany, author, The Princeton Review’s Paying for College, and President, Campus Consultants Inc. Applying for financial aid can be a confusing and ... Read More

The Ultimate College Application Checklist
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The Ultimate College Application Checklist

Amanda Holland Amanda Holland- September 24, 2021 0

The fall of your child’s senior year of high school is the time to start the college application process. It will give your student the ... Read More

Who Benefits the Most From Early Decision and Why You Need to Know
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Who Benefits the Most From Early Decision and Why You Need to Know

Julia Lynn Rubin Julia Lynn Rubin- July 8, 2021 0

If a student has their heart set on one highly competitive college in particular, they may want to consider applying for Early Decision. Early Decision ... Read More

Which Is Better: AP or IB?
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Which Is Better: AP or IB?

Kevin Newton Kevin Newton- May 18, 2021 0

For high school students who are interested in exploring a given topic at the college level, a number of different options are available. Dual enrollment ... Read More

Everything You Need to Know About Applying to the California State University System
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Everything You Need to Know About Applying to the California State University System

Julia Lynn Rubin Julia Lynn Rubin- March 11, 2021 0

There are two public university systems within the state of California: the University of California (UC) and the California State University (Cal State or CSU). ... Read More

Appealing Financial Aid and Merit Scholarships
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Appealing Financial Aid and Merit Scholarships

Road2College Road2College- March 10, 2021 0

The following list of questions were asked during our recent Zoom session on how to appeal financial aid and merit scholarships. The recorded video can ... Read More

Bribery and the Scholarship Application Process
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Bribery and the Scholarship Application Process

Karen Sosnoski Karen Sosnoski- January 28, 2021 0

On top of homework, extracurriculars, internships, or jobs, and the stress of deadlines, chores, and fitting in social activities, it’s no wonder some students are ... Read More

Selective Service: Its Impact on College Admissions and Financial Aid
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Selective Service: Its Impact on College Admissions and Financial Aid

Julia Lynn Rubin Julia Lynn Rubin- January 5, 2021 0

There has not been a military draft in the United States since 1973, marking the end of the Vietnam War. However, in 1980, a requirement ... Read More

The Pros and Cons of Attending a Community College Before a University
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The Pros and Cons of Attending a Community College Before a University

Julia Lynn Rubin Julia Lynn Rubin- December 15, 2020 0

When your child thinks of the typical college freshman experience, they might envision moving into a dorm room or rushing a fraternity or sorority. Yet ... Read More

The Importance of the School Profile
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The Importance of the School Profile

Maria Tzavidis Maria Tzavidis- December 11, 2020 0

Have you ever heard of the school profile? Did you know it should be included in your child’s college admission packet? It’s something many parents ... Read More