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The Home Stretch

It’s hard to believe that it’s already March. College admissions decisions will soon be released anytime between now and April 1st. So, while are you are waiting for responses, here are a few more tasks to complete: Confirm that all … Continue reading

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Consumer Beware!

If you’ve applied for financial aid, expect to receive an aid package along with your acceptance letter(s). Be aware that colleges and universities use different language when presenting their offers.  In order to accurately evaluate your offers make sure to … Continue reading

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Paying for College: Putting Together the Pieces

Scholarships help a great many college students pay for their education. Start searching now to find out if you qualify for scholarship money. Scholarships (and grants) are the most desirable form of financial aid because they do not need to … Continue reading

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Filing Your FAFSA

Don’t miss the opportunity to apply for financial aid, you won’t know if you qualify unless you apply. Although the process can seem complicated and difficult to understand, getting organized and becoming familiar with what is required will help guide … Continue reading

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The FAFSA is Now Open

FAFSA(Free Application for Federal Student Aid) must be completed by all students who want to be considered for need-based and non-need-based federal and state aid programs.  Seniors who plan to begin college in 2020 should fill out the FAFSA starting … Continue reading

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Your Big Decision

National College Decision Day is almost here.  Seniors, you have a big decision to make by May 1st.  The schools you’ve been admitted to have been and will continue to send you many important announcements, so check your email and … Continue reading

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Financial Aid Appeals

With acceptance letters and financial aid offers out, seniors, you and your  families may now need to consider whether making a financial aid appeal prior to the May 1st decision deadline is necessary. Many colleges are open to increasing the … Continue reading

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