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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

Mistakes to Avoid on the Common App
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Mistakes to Avoid on the Common App

Hallie Underwood Hallie Underwood- December 10, 2020 0

The Common Application is accepted by more than 900 schools. It enables students to apply to multiple schools at once without having to repeat information ... Read More

What Is an Independent Student for FAFSA?
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What Is an Independent Student for FAFSA?

Maria Tzavidis Maria Tzavidis- December 8, 2020 0

A key part of the college admissions journey is the Free Application for Federal Student Aid or FAFSA. Given how much is involved in the ... Read More

An Expert Discusses the Implications of Declining College Applications and Enrollment
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An Expert Discusses the Implications of Declining College Applications and Enrollment

Melissa T. Shultz Melissa T. Shultz- December 5, 2020 0

COVID-19 continues to disrupt life as usual for colleges and the students they seek to attract and retain.  According to recent data from the National ... Read More

College Decision Wisdom from a Mom Who’s Been There
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College Decision Wisdom from a Mom Who’s Been There

Sheila Jones Sheila Jones- December 2, 2020 0

Parents of high school seniors— I know this can be a crazy, stressful time in the college process for so many reasons—applying, writing essays, not ... Read More