A Balanced College List – How-to Guide

You’re going to be applying to more than one college, but you don’t want the schools you apply to all to be identical, right? Here are a few tips to help you prepare a list of schools that is balanced, while still meeting your personal wants and needs. Determine your objectives – What do you want […]

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Tips Regarding College Letters of Recommendation

If you have been able to write a spectacular essay – congratulations! You’ve completed one of the most difficult parts of the college admissions process. However, there is something else that takes a lot of legwork and is a definite must when it comes to most schools. That is letters of recommendation. Here are a […]

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Tips for Maximizing Need and Merit-Based Aid for College

You may wonder if you can qualify for need or merit-based financial aid. These funds are important if you want to go to a university but don’t want to spend the rest of your life paying for it. Here are a few tips to help you maximize the amount of aid you receive, even if […]

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College Summer Programs for High School Students

Some of the most famous colleges in the country offer summer programs for high school students who are interested in entering their program or who just want to get a jumpstart on college. Here are a few of our favorite summer programs: Harvard – If you are graduating any time in the next three years, […]

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3 Ways to Fund a College Education

College tuition is expensive, and that is underselling it when it comes to the tuition fees of private universities. How can your family fund a college education for one or more children? Here are three tips. FAFSA – Be sure to fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid. This is a way to […]

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Tops Tips to Help Students Choose the Right College

Are you tired of grown-ups asking you where you plan on going to college? The fact is that you have to ask yourself that question so you know where to apply. How can you choose the right school for you? Here are some tips: Determine what is most important to you – Different institutions have […]

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3 Tips to Make Your College Application Essay Resonate

You want your college essay to stand out and make the admission officer really take notice. Here are three tips that can help you reach your goal and get that acceptance letter. Make it about you – Your essay is sort of your introduction to the school. Sure, you listed everything you’ve done on the […]

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College Funding Tips: Private Versus Federal Loans

Funding college can be difficult with tuition in the tens of thousands of dollars per year at most private institutions. There are many options for loans, but how can you know which one is right for you? Here are a few differences between private and federal loans. Private lenders are going to want to know […]

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Panicking About Your College Application Essays? Try These Quick Tips

There is a lot of pressure placed on students to write the perfect college application essay in order to ensure you get accepted to the school of your choice. That pressure alone is enough to give most people writer’s block. So what can you do instead of working yourself up into such a frenzy you […]

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5 Ways to Boost Your Profile for Universities

If you are hoping to be accepted at your favorite university, it is important to remember that schools are looking for more than just your GPA. Here are 5 ways to give yourself a competitive advantage when it comes to your student profile. Work on your writing – The essay can make or break your […]

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