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[Better Off Book Preview] “Need-Based” vs. “Merit-Based” Financial Aid

We’re continuing to share previews of our upcoming book, Better Off After College. From Chapter Two, "Early High School:...

[Better Off Book Preview] Saving For College or Saving for Retirement

We’re continuing to share previews of our upcoming book, Better Off After College. From Chapter One, "Pre-High School: P...

How to get help from the financial aid office

One thing I hear over and over again from college financial aid directors is they can’t help students researching school...

When Should You Apply for Financial Aid?


What Are Career Clusters Interest Surveys?

Career exploration starts the moment you buy your child a career-specific toy such as a toy stethoscope. Then, it contin...

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...

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