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How to (Properly) Prepare for Financial Aid Applications (Part 2)

Posted on Sep 14th 2018

Renewal Financial Aid Application season is officially about to kick off. For anyone who is or has children currently in college and who will be attending again in the Fall of 2019, read on for our college planning tips!

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Helpful College Campus Services and Resources

Posted on Aug 31st 2018

Calling all College students! The beginning of a new year on campus can be stressful, but there are so many places, people, and "things" that can help you positively kickstart your year. Setting the tone for your year is huge! Each school is going to be a little different, so remember to explore all of the wonderful resources you have at your fingertips on your campus. You may be living on your own for the first time, but this does not mean you are alone. The faculty and staff want you to be successful, happy and healthy while you are attending their school, so they have provided you with many opportunities right on campus. Successful people know when to ask for help and take a break to decompress, so do not delay finding out where these resources are on your campus. Here are some helpful college campus services and resources, brought to you by our college planning consultants.

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How to (Properly) Prepare for Financial Aid Applications (Part 1)

Posted on Aug 10th 2018

Financial Aid Application season is just around the corner. For the Class of 2019 families, the preparation should start now. Yes now! Leading up to the October 1, 2018 release date of the 2019-2020 academic year FAFSA and the CSS Profile, we'll be sharing important tips, hints, factoids, and helpful downloads to keep you on track, brought to you by our financial aid experts.

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Managing the College Planning Timeline

Posted on Jul 3rd 2018

On your mark, get set, go! Application season has begun for the Class of 2019 students. Do you and your student have a plan to tackle the application process? Are you already feeling stressed out? Are you aware of the important dates during the application and decision process?

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What Parents of New College Freshmen Need to Know

Posted on Jun 19th 2018

Your recent graduate may be thinking they are all grown up and ready to be out on their own... but wait a minute! Who is still going to be providing them a car, insurance, spending money, and oh yeah, the big one: college tuition money? Parents, I bet many of you are still taking care of these expenses, but did you know that as soon as your child turns 18 you can no longer have access to their school or medical records without their consent? Yes, that is true even if you are paying all the bills. You may be asking why? Read on for important college planning your area tips you need to know.

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