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Finding a College That is a “Good Fit” for Your Academic Needs

Are you a strong swimmer or do you prefer to wade into shallow water where the bottom is visible and footing is certain? Most people expose themselves to water and swimming situations to their respective levels of skill and comfort - no more, no ...
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How to Know if a College is Right for You: Finding Your Best Fit

Finding a college that is truly the best fit for you can be a difficult task to accomplish. With over 3,000 colleges and universities across the country, how do you ...
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An Evaluation Worksheet for Virtual Campus Tours

For the foreseeable future, in-person visits to college campuses are not possible with campuses shut down and admission offices working remotely. If you’re a high ...
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Ways to Borrow Money for College: Student vs Parent Loans

If you’re planning to attend college, it’s likely that you’ll need to consider borrowing money to do so. The idea of borrowing money can be intimidating and ...
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Helping Your High Schooler Take Ownership of their College Search

The college search and application process is more confusing and overwhelming than in years past. It’s not realistic to expect your high schooler to handle things ...
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Uncertainty Compounded in the College Admission Process

Under normal circumstances, the college admission process is most dynamic during the month of April. In years past, colleges and universities would have revealed ...
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Narrowing Down Your College List Before Applying

With 5,300 colleges and universities to choose from in the United States, you'll want to start narrowing down your college list during your Junior year of high ...
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How to Read a Financial Aid Award Letter: 2 Examples

You've narrowed down your list of colleges, sent in your applications and filled out your FAFSA form online. After you receive your acceptance letters, the college ...
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January To-Do List for College-Bound Juniors

January is a milestone month for college-bound high schoolers. While seniors will feel a sense of calm, having submitted all of their applications by this point, ...
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4 Questions to Help You Find Your College Fit

“Which college is right for me?”
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