Category: Applications

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

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

Early Decision 2: What it Means and Why You Might Want to Consider it
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Early Decision 2: What it Means and Why You Might Want to Consider it

Liam Gaughan Liam Gaughan- October 29, 2020 0

Students who have a clear idea of where they want to go to school may have applied through the Early Decision process, which allows them ... Read More

Everything to Know About College Application Deadlines
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Everything to Know About College Application Deadlines

Road2College Road2College- October 9, 2020 0

Choosing where a student wants to apply for college is only half of the battle when it comes to admissions. It is equally important for ... Read More

COVID Statements and Changes in School Grading Policies: What You Need to Know
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COVID Statements and Changes in School Grading Policies: What You Need to Know

Liam Gaughan Liam Gaughan- October 3, 2020 0

While COVID-19 is changing the ways in which education is taught, it is also changing the ways in which it is evaluated. To some extent, ... Read More

What Should You Put in a Brag Sheet for College?
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What Should You Put in a Brag Sheet for College?

Matthew Schwartz Matthew Schwartz- August 7, 2020 0

The brag sheet is an integral piece of the college application process yet, it's not talked about often enough. For many, its exact role in ... Read More

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