Category: Applications

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

Road2College Road2College- October 9, 2020 1

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 1

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

Tips for Getting a Great Letter of Recommendation for College
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Tips for Getting a Great Letter of Recommendation for College

Matthew Schwartz Matthew Schwartz- July 5, 2020 1

A letter of recommendation for college is one of the most universal parts of the application process and is something every student, no matter their ... Read More

What’s the Difference Between the Coalition App and the Common App?
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What’s the Difference Between the Coalition App and the Common App?

Mindy Trotta Mindy Trotta- June 6, 2020 0

Back in 2015, a group of 83 public and private colleges announced a new collaboration, naming themselves “The Coalition for Access, Affordability and Success.”  Better ... Read More

What the Pros Know: Which Type of College Consultant Can Help?
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What the Pros Know: Which Type of College Consultant Can Help?

Anna Spooner Anna Spooner- June 1, 2020 0

  Have you noticed how many college consultants there are in the college admissions and finance area? It’s great because you can get almost any ... Read More

Use the Secrets of Screenwriting to Write Your College Essay
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Use the Secrets of Screenwriting to Write Your College Essay

Ethan Sawyer Ethan Sawyer- June 1, 2020 0

The perfect time for students to start writing college essays is NOW! It may sound like a broken record, but encouraging students to start early ... Read More

A Family’s Journey To Find An Affordable College
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A Family’s Journey To Find An Affordable College

Road2College Road2College- May 10, 2020 0

Anna Velazco, a parent in our Paying For College 101 Facebook group, agreed to share her daughter's journey to find an affordable college with us. ... Read More

Applying to College When Mom Is a College Admissions Pro
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Applying to College When Mom Is a College Admissions Pro

Lisa Yoffee Lisa Yoffee- April 17, 2020 0

Across 16 years as a grant writer for a nonprofit that helps low-income kids apply and get into college, I kept up to date on ... Read More

Chasing Merit Scholarships? Here’s a High School Junior Year Checklist to Start Following
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Chasing Merit Scholarships? Here’s a High School Junior Year Checklist to Start Following

Sabrina Malone Sabrina Malone- December 4, 2019 0

If you have a high school junior and you’re wondering what they should be doing regarding college admissions, this post is for you. I have ... Read More

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