Author Archives: Anna and Gail

Campus Visits

Visiting colleges is the best way to get exposed to different types of schools and to get an up close look at what really goes on at a college. If your schedule and budget permit, plan a road trip to get … Continue reading

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ACT Acquires ACAC

ACT recently announced  the acquisition of the American College Application Campaign® (ACAC).  The American College Application Campaign is a nationwide initiative that encourages underserved students to pursue postsecondary educational opportunities. Leadership teams in 50 states plus the District of Columbia … Continue reading

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Searching For Money

If you’re like the vast majority of college students who rely on scholarships to help pay for their college education, now is the time to search for funding. The reason why scholarships and grants are most desirable is because they’re … Continue reading

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CSS/Financial Aid PROFILE

Most college students receive some form of financial aid. You may not be sure you’ll qualify for aid and you won’t know unless you apply. Each college and university has their own requirements for students applying for financial aid, scholarships and grant … Continue reading

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Double Check Your Applications are Complete

You’ve submitted your applications (or you are about to) and so you’re almost done. Now is the time to confirm that your applications are complete.  You’ll want to check that all the required components for your applications have been received, as … Continue reading

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Early Decision

December is early decision time, so if you applied early decision or early action soon it will be time to take the next step.  For those of you who applied rolling and have received news it’s also time for you … Continue reading

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Get Ready for Tomorrow’s ACT

A few thoughts if you’re scheduled to take tomorrow’s ACT. To minimize your stress tomorrow morning, it’s a great idea to get organized ahead of time. The last thing you need on test morning is a desperate scramble. These are … Continue reading

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