3 Things to Do the Summer Before College Starts

Every year, students graduate high school with the prospect of college beginning in the Fall. You should already know where you are going by the time summer arrives, but what can you do with those last few months? Here are a few suggestions for high school seniors who are thinking about how to spend their […]

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4 Ways to Maximize Merit-Based Aid and Other Forms of College Funding

Don’t write off need-based aid just because your family isn’t low income. Plenty of financial aid for school goes uncollected every year, so by applying for the right aid at the right time, you may have access to funds you never imagined possible. At the same time, you want to put all of your hard […]

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The Three Dreaded Questions Every Student Gets Asked About College

The frequent and annoying questions that parents, relatives, neighbors, and even teachers ask high school students regarding college can take an exciting part of life and make it frustrating. Here are three of the most dreaded questions you’ve probably heard over and over again: Are You Going to College? – You probably hate this question […]

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Choosing a College: Looking Beyond the Ranking System

For many students, choosing a college is primarily about finding a college ranking system they like and grabbing the top names on the list. Is there a better way? We’re about to help you look beyond the rank system to find the right school for you. Be realistic – Can you possibly get into this […]

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Why College Students May End Up Paying for the Tax Overhaul

Whether you love or you hate recent changes to the tax code, you need to be aware of how it will affect students who intend to go to college. Here are a few ways that the tax overhaul may end up costing students more money in the long run. SALT Tax Exemptions Have Been Limited […]

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