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Seven Questions Seniors Should Ask Their High School Counselors

Senior year isn’t too late for choosing a college, finding career direction, or choosing a major. It’s the perfect time ...

How to Avoid Costly FAFSA Mistakes

Filling out the FAFSA, the federal form for requesting financial aid, is one of the single most important things your fa...

Should I submit my scores if the school is test optional?

Last year, 41 colleges and universities joined the test-optional movement, no longer requiring applicants to submit the ...

How Students Write Successful Essay for College Admissions and Scholarships

Writing a successful essay for scholarships and college admissions isn’t up to luck. It’s a combination of good research...

SAT or ACT Test Prep on a Budget

My heart breaks a bit more every time I see a story or parent comment about not having the same privileges rich families...

Are Public Universities a Better Deal Than Private Universities?

If you keep up with our blog, you should already be familiar with the difference between a public and private university...

Strategies for Withdrawing Money from Your 529

After all that time saving in a 529 college savings plan for your student’s college education, it’s time to finally spen...

5 Tips for Financially Savvy Dorm Shopping

According to a recent HGTV survey, nearly a quarter of college families plan to spend over $500 on dorm decorations. 

5 Courses High Schoolers Should Take to Narrow Down Career Choices

Whether your high school offers career specific courses for your student or not, there are a variety of courses that can...

What jobs do liberal arts majors get?

A liberal arts education prepares students for a wide range of occupations rather than for one specific career path. How...

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