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Intentionality in the College Search Process

When it comes time to think about college, it’s important to slow down and think about why you would like to attend college and engage in conscious decision-making instead of doing what you think you are supposed to do.  
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How to Find the Best College Fit

Spring is a time when college planning is very top-of-mind for many rising high school seniors and parents. While this can be an expansive conversation in a normal ...
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What to Do After You've Made Your Final College Decision

Congratulations! You did your research and were accepted into multiple colleges and universities. After weighing the pros and cons, you have made your final decision. ...
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Displaying Leadership Skills on Your College Resume

Colleges and universities love to see leadership skills on the college resume. What are the first things that come to mind when you hear the word ‘leadership’ in ...
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Unsolicited College Messages: Why You Receive These

If you are a high school student in grades 9-11, there is a very good chance you have begun to receive unsolicited messages from a range of organizations informing ...
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Survey Results: Understanding The Effects of COVID-19

Survey finds that the COVID-19 pandemic is having little impact on students’ enrollment plans, but families are increasingly concerned about costs, communication, and ...
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The College Resume: A How-To Guide

By your junior year of high school, you've likely heard of a college resume. But, what is a college resume and how do you build one? A college resume is a brief ...
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Managing College Expectations

As they enter the college admission process, most students hold tight to “dream” schools that they believe would be ideal fits for them. Few, however, truly question ...
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The Best Ways to Get Out in Front of Learning Differences

A critical element of your college application is your ability to bring clarity to the interpretation of your academic record. In other words, when there are ...
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How to Help Your Students Through the FAFSA Verification Process

The FAFSA process can be overwhelming and daunting to FLI (first generation and/or low income) students – especially because their ability to attend college is ...
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