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Avoiding FAFSA mistakes

on Oct 22, 2014 at 01:09 PM in Financial Aid

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Colleges to avoid when searching for financial aid

on Oct 21, 2014 at 01:43 PM in Financial Aid

List of 15 schools that skimp on meeting need and offering merit aid

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NY Times guide for families who haven't saved for college

on Oct 21, 2014 at 01:27 PM in Financial Aid, Interesting Articles

In just a generation or two, we’ve gone from students working their way through college without too much trouble, to many parents still being able to write checks to cover tuition out of current income, to sticker prices being so high that two decades of savings may not be enough to cover two children from relatively affluent families.

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Categories of Financial Aid

on Oct 14, 2014 at 04:50 PM in Financial Aid

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Help for 6 Confusing Parts of Common App

on Sep 26, 2014 at 03:45 PM in Interesting Articles, College-bound Seniors

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Demonstrating Interest

on Sep 18, 2014 at 03:14 PM in College Search, College-bound Seniors, Interesting Articles

Schools often refer to this as the “interest quotient,” and admitting students with high scores on this measure can improve a college’s yield rate, and in turn, its ranking.

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To-do List For College-Bound Seniors

on Sep 18, 2014 at 03:06 PM in Interesting Articles, College-bound Seniors

To-do list for college-bound seniors

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Simpler Way to Apply for Financial Aid

on Aug 18, 2014 at 10:17 AM in Financial Aid, Interesting Articles

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How to Pick a College - Don't Use U.S. News and World Report

How to Pick a College - Don't Use U.S. News and World Report
on Apr 22, 2014 at 09:37 AM in College Bound Student News

Malcolm Gladwell demonstrates the flawed methodology of the U.S. News and World Report’s annual listing of the “best” colleges. A college counselor explains why relying on these rankings can send a college search wildly off-track.

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