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6 Ways to Show a College Demonstrated Interest
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6 Ways to Show a College Demonstrated Interest

Anna Ren Anna Ren- September 27, 2019 0

Did you know that not connecting with a college prior to sending in your application can result in getting automatically deferred or waitlisted? For some ... Read More

Questions To Ask On A College Visit
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Questions To Ask On A College Visit

Anna Seltz Anna Seltz- September 21, 2019 0

  Finding a college that is the right “fit” for you involves more than just finding out if the school offers your intended major.  When ... Read More

What If Your Child’s First Choice College Can’t Work Out
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What If Your Child’s First Choice College Can’t Work Out

Stacy Stanislav Stacy Stanislav- September 19, 2019 0

This was originally posted in our Paying For College 101 Facebook group, but is being republished here with permission of the author. Not Making the ... Read More

Stay Sane With These College Admissions Tips & Tricks
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Stay Sane With These College Admissions Tips & Tricks

Suzi Parker Suzi Parker- September 18, 2019 0

When you have a teenager, each new year of high school inches them closer and closer to graduation.  And if attending college is part of ... Read More

Admission Expert’s Advice on Applying Early Decision vs. Early Action
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Admission Expert’s Advice on Applying Early Decision vs. Early Action

Peter VanBuskirk Peter VanBuskirk- September 17, 2019 0

  Applying Early Decision (ED) and Early Action (EA) are increasingly popular options for college applicants. The following is a breakdown of what you need ... Read More

One Family’s Lessons For Graduating College Debt Free
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One Family’s Lessons For Graduating College Debt Free

Cheree Edenfield Cheree Edenfield- September 13, 2019 1

  We learned many lessons through our journey of trying to help our oldest child finish college debt free.  Much of our plan was formulated ... Read More

Follow Your Expected Family Contribution To Your Target Colleges
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Follow Your Expected Family Contribution To Your Target Colleges

Robert Falcon Robert Falcon- September 12, 2019 0

If you are still with me after my other articles on how FAFSA calculates your EFC and strategies to reduce your EFC, then pat yourself ... Read More

Find the Right College: How Do You Know a School is a Good Fit?
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Find the Right College: How Do You Know a School is a Good Fit?

Road2College Road2College- September 10, 2019 0

Is there such a thing as one perfect school for your student? Finding the right mix of academics, financial help, and culture can be like ... Read More

College Admissions Myths: Pulling Back the Curtain
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College Admissions Myths: Pulling Back the Curtain

Amy Trinnaman Amy Trinnaman- September 10, 2019 0

  My father used to say, “If you are waiting for life to be fair, you are going to be waiting a long time.” Nothing ... Read More

How To Earn College Credits While Still in High School (and Why)
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How To Earn College Credits While Still in High School (and Why)

Road2College Road2College- September 8, 2019 0

The number of high school students earning college credits before they step foot on campus has risen dramatically in the past decade. There are four ... Read More