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.


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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


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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!


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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.


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What will you do on your Summer Vacation?

A part-time job offers high school students more than a few bucks in the bank. A summer job teaches (among other things) responsibility, reliability, communication skills, and teamwork–all critical to success at college.


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The long and winding road toward college admissions

Think about taking the SAT II Subject tests this May or June. Plan early so you don’t miss the registration deadlines.


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