Applying Early Decision

Traditionally, college application deadlines were often in January. More recently, however, there has been a push for earlier applications, with … Read More

Writing Great College Essays

Start early. The more time you have, the less stress you’ll feel. Even if your college list isn’t 100% finalized … Read More

Legal and Financial Issues Before College

If your child has turned or will turn 18 before college begins, she is legally an adult, and you, her … Read More

Paying Your College Bill

A few months before your child starts college, you’ll receive a bill from the college for your child’s first semester … Read More

Making the Most of Your Summer

Perhaps you’re not one of those super- organized, type-A people who firmed up their summer plans in January. And, right … Read More

Appealing For More Financial Aid

If your first choice college offers everything you want but the price tag is making you waiver, don’t give up … Read More

How Parents Can Help Seniors Handle Rejection

Parents just want to help. The natural reaction when you see your child suffering is to try and make it … Read More

SAT or ACT? Which is Right for You?

A year ago, the SAT was revamped, and now students wonder, should they take the new SAT or the ACT? … Read More

Need Accommodations for the SAT or ACT?

Recently, both the College Board and the ACT announced big changes to their test accommodations policy. Unlike the past, when … Read More

Avoiding the Dreaded Disease: Senioritis!

American seniors sometimes think that because they have worked so hard throughout high school, they have earned the right to … Read More

Using PSAT Results in Planning Testing Strategy

Each year, tens of thousands of students take the PSAT exam at high schools across the United States. The PSAT … Read More

Financial Matters: Time for an FSA ID!

October 1st marks the opening of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid website for students applying for aid for … Read More

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