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Health for College

For those of us who have sent children off to college, we know the anxiety and stress that comes along with the excitement. The oldest child is often the most challenging because of the unknowns and then when the youngest heads off, it can leave the quiet in our homes sounding very loud. One of the [...]

November 14th, 2017|0 Comments

Reminder: FAFSA and CSS are open

October 1 was the first day that anyone expecting to apply for financial aid could access, complete, and submit the FAFSA and CSS/PROFILE. Here's what you need to know about these forms and their deadlines. -All institutions require submission of the FAFSA for financial aid consideration. For current high school seniors expecting to attend college [...]

November 8th, 2017|0 Comments

It’s not personal. It’s business.

“It’s not personal. It’s business.” While readers may recognize this quote from a renowned movie trilogy featuring Michael Corleone, it can often be used to describe the admissions process at competitive colleges. The fact that college admissions is not personal, and may actually be flawed, is the subject of Eric Hoover’s two articles in the [...]

November 3rd, 2017|0 Comments

Don’t worry about the PSAT scores

As November is upon us, high school juniors (and some sophomores) have just taken the PSAT. They were offered in October at many schools, and we just wanted to remind both students and parents that the PSATs are nothing to be afraid of.  At best they can help you earn some scholarship money through the [...]

November 1st, 2017|0 Comments