‘Tis the season for college applications
The countdown to college application due dates has begun! Do you know your deadlines?
Dream big and take small steps
Welcome back to school! A new school year means a fresh start in your academic journey and new goals for yourself (and not just academic-focused ones). Before the school slips away from you, spend some time thinking about where you would like to be at the end of June....
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Exploring career fields helps students understand the many types of jobs within one industry and the many academic pathways to those professional opportunities.
One week, five schools, a lot of laughs
This spring break my son and I traveled to Washington, DC and visited three schools.
Decoding Financial Aid Letters
Financial Aid Letters are not all created equal. Find some strategies to compare apples to apples for each of your financial aid packages.
Yikes, I was waitlisted!
Why you might have been waitlisted and how you can maximize your chances of being admitted from the waitlist to the college of your choice.
Some jingle in your pocket?
Would you like some cash in your pocket when you head to college. Read on. You are probably already developing skills and interests that can keep your wallet happy.
Why should I care about AP courses and AP exams and SAT Subject Tests?
Good question. Not all schools require these subject-based tests or AP exams and who wants to sit down for an extra exam? Well, think about this a bit more before you make your final registration decisions for next year. The most important part of your college...
Are two tests better then one? Plan to take the ACT and the SAT
February. Have you taken the SAT or ACT? These two tests are different and some students like one more than the other. Additionally, some students scores are higher on the one than the other. So try both! While you should check the testing requirements of schools you...
High school juniors–no rest for the weary!
Admissions1 offer eight easy tips for meeting your college exploration goals during junior year of high school
Seniors–you are almost there. Don’t quit now.
Seniors–you are almost there. Finish high school ready and able to tackle your next academic adventure!
Get to the Root of your Financial Aid Package
Financial aid packages are confusing. The line items can look innocuous but you need to look more closely at the underlying roots to learn the long term implications. Loans have varying (and variable) interest rates, work-study funds are not credited to your bill, and sometimes (but not always) there is a difference between academic scholarships and grant–to name a few of the complexities.