How to Get College Scholarships
We all know college is expensive. What we want to know is how to get college scholarships that will make the experience more affordable. While it can be easy to think raising SAT/ACT scores is the obvious way to be in the running for more scholarships, here’s how to get college scholarships that actually helps with more...
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When Applying to College Gets Stuck At “IDK”
Do your conversations about applying to college go like this: Which college are you interested in? I don’t know. What do you want to major in? I don’t know. What do you think you want to do after college? I don’t know. Here’s what to ask next:   Applying to college is a daunting process....
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What’s More Important Than Good ACT Scores?
“I want to know if you think I should retake the ACT,” Gaiva said. When she handed me a copy of her report, I saw immediately that she had a good ACT score. “What are the schools you’ve identified so far that fit your goals?” After she listed three schools, we looked them up. Gaiva’s ACT...
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4 Stealthy Strategies to Decide “What Major Is Right For Me?”
Throughout college, I answered two questions almost daily: Where are you from? What’s your major? As an adult, though, I can’t remember the last time someone asked me what I majored in at college. The consequences of my choice to double major in English and drama, however, have had profound impacts on my life. What a student...
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FAFSA to Get the Most Financial Aid
If you want to know how to get the most financial aid, the FAFSA deadline you cannot afford to miss this year is October 1, 2016. First come, first serve. That’s how FAFSA financial aid is passed out. Yes, there are complex formulas and rigamarole. But all things being equal, those who apply the soonest...
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