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Writing a successful college application essay

The essay portion of the college application is the best place to show the school of your choice why you belong on their campus and what you will be able to contribute to the student body. The test scores and … Continue reading

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How parents can help with scholarship searches

November is National Scholarship Month. As a parent, there are ways you can help your student when it comes to securing scholarship money for college. Keep your eyes peeled for opportunities. Not all scholarships go to just the star student… Continue reading

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Asking for recommendations

If you’re a senior in the thick of college and scholarship applications, there’s one task you don’t want to leave until the last minute: asking for written recommendations. It’s very possible that your college application will need to include a… Continue reading

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Get your financial aid in order for fall

It’s July. Do you know where your college money is coming from? If you didn’t answer “yes,” it’s time to get a handle on how you’re paying your tuition bill this fall. The first few days of college are hectic… Continue reading

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