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Dr. Robert Avossa Joins Scoir as Superintendent In Residence

This latest partnership will allow Scoir to have access to a very experienced and innovative superintendent helping evolve solutions to meet the demands of today’s high schools.
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A Student Guide to Understanding Net Price Calculators

As you finalize your college list, there is one important step that shouldn’t be skipped before applying: using the net price calculator. If you're like most ...
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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 ...
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College Bound? Don't Forget Those Thank-You Notes

Congratulations high school graduates! You persevered through unprecedented times to earn your diploma and are now looking forward to college in the fall. There is ...
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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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Keys to Writing a Winning College Essay

The first half of 2020 has proven to be quite a challenging time for our global community, bringing with it unprecedented health, personal, and economic hardships. As ...
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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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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 ...
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Need-Blind vs Need-Aware and Meeting Full Financial Need

When it comes time to look into financial aid for college, you’re very likely to come across three terms that seem simple enough but actually aren’t so cut-and-dry. ...
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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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