Tag: college applications

Fall College Planning For High School Seniors

Posted on September 25th, 2014

If you’re a high school senior, fall can be a busy time.

Between gathering teachers’ recommendations, writing essays, and trying to boost your SAT/ACT score and G.P.A. one last time, the college application process can leave many students overwhelmed.

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Why college applications are down

Posted on April 14th, 2014

Many top colleges received fewer college applications this year than in previous years. This has alarmed some education advocates worried about students not graduating high school, going on to college and getting their degrees.

Even the elite Ivy League colleges aren’t immune to this trend. Applications at Dartmouth College declined a whopping 14% for the Class of 2018 and were down 2.1% at Harvard University.

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9 Reasons To Work With A Financial Aid Consultant

Posted on February 11th, 2014

Whether you or your child is preparing for college or already enrolled, your family can benefit from working with a financial aid consultant to save time and money on college.

Here are 9 reasons you should consider working with a financial aid consultant.

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Burritos for college

Posted on December 2nd, 2013

When it comes to dealing with tasks that seem daunting or difficult, the promise of a tasty burrito at the end might just be what it takes to pull you through and get you to accomplish that annoying errand.

According to the AP, one high school is capitalizing on the widespread popularity of the Mexican chain by giving students free Chipotle gift cards for finishing their college applications early–something most students dread and put off until the last minute.

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