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Appealing Your Financial Aid Offer

There are a number of useful strategies and resources to help students successfully negotiate their financial aid packages. So, if your aid award does not meet your needs, appeal, because many colleges are open to increasing the amount of aid … Continue reading

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Financial Aid: It’s All About The Details

Now is the time to focus on details. With your admissions decisions and financial aid offers in hand, it’s so important that you understand the fine print, including the terms of your aid package(s), a school’s requirements for you to … Continue reading

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Rescinded Acceptances At Harvard

We recently published a post regarding how social media can help (or hurt) your college admissions outcome. Your privacy is not guaranteed and what you put on the internet is there for good. Admissions officers do look at  applicants’ social media pages … Continue reading

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Did You Know You Can You Appeal Your Financial Aid Offer?

Many colleges are open to increasing the amount of aid being offered, so, if your aid award does not meet your needs, appeal. There are many valid reasons you may qualify for additional aid. Your family’s financial circumstances may have … Continue reading

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Financial Aid: Read The Fine Print

You have your decisions and financial aid packages in hand, so now is the time to focus on the details.  It’s vital that you understand the terms of your aid, the requirements a school may have in order for you … Continue reading

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Have You Heard?

It’s early decision time! If you applied early decision or early action, the waiting game will soon be over. You may also have already heard, or will soon hear, from schools with a rolling admissions policy. Once you have your … Continue reading

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Check Your Mail

Seniors, May 1st, National College Decision Day, is quickly approaching and you have an big decision to make!  The schools you’ve been admitted to will be sending you many important announcements to help you make your decision. So, check your … Continue reading

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