Financial Aid Myths

Oct 26, 2016 11:03:00 AM

If you listen to the gossip about paying for a college education for long enough, you’re almost certain to come across some misinformation. We’d like to help you to separate fact from fiction, so here are some of the myths you’re likely to encounter – and the truth lurking beneath!

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Topics: College Financial Aid

Cracking the College Planning Code

Oct 12, 2016 1:09:00 PM

The transition from high school to college is a pretty big deal. It’s a busy, stressful time, with a vast array of new hurdles, big decisions, and responsibilities. So, what to do?

Here’s what we don’t recommend- do not stick your head into the proverbial sand. Walk into the process with a game plan, and your stress will reduce significantly. Stick to that plan, and you’ll be cool as a cucumber while your contemporaries stagger through their last year of high school like zombies. Here’s what we suggest.

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How would you answer these 15 college interview questions

Oct 7, 2016 6:09:00 AM

It’s important that interviews feel natural, and that your answers be organic and unrehearsed. Your interviewer is interested in learning about the real you, not in seeing how adequately you can anticipate interview questions. But some preparation is wise, and there are some types of questions that every student should be prepared to field. Here’s our list of common college interview questions, along with some tips on how best to answer them.

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Topics: College Planning

How to rock your college essay

Oct 2, 2016 3:34:00 PM

It’s time to stop and tackle that college essay – the right way. This is your chance to shine, to show off your personality to the teams of admissions officials who will determine your next big move. You’ve got a shot at wowing them, and here’s some very good news: they’re looking for some specifics.

We’ve compiled the top three tips to help you shake off writer’s block, map out your essay, and execute a submission that will impress any admissions rep.

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Topics: College Essays