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A New Year, A New FAFSA

A New Year, A New FAFSA

| January 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

January 1st – it’s a day of resolutions, new beginnings, and for college students, the first day to apply for federal financial aid. The FAFSA, or the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, helps your family and prospective universities determine how much money you will be expected to contribute towards higher education. Don’t skip this […]

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This Is Your Life: Planning Your Future

This Is Your Life: Planning Your Future

| December 31, 2013 | 0 Comments

This is part two of a series on my personal college applications. If you have not already, please consider reading Part One before continuing. Thank you. Hello again. For this installment of Applied Knowledge, I’m going to step briefly away from getting into college and write about something even more important (and there are more […]

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5 Myths and Truths About Freshman Year of College

5 Myths and Truths About Freshman Year of College

| December 23, 2013 | 0 Comments

Freshman year of college is full of unknowns. Nevertheless, getting accepted into college will be one of the most exciting, rewarding experiences of your life.  You deserve a big pat on the back for that one.  But in the months after your acceptance letter arrives, the euphoria starts to slip away.  You start thinking about […]

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Applied Knowledge: Introduction to the College Application Process

Applied Knowledge: Introduction to the College Application Process

| December 3, 2013 | 0 Comments

Many of you out there are parents, many are teens, many are educators, and most of you have probably come into contact (or will come into contact) with the college application process. Scary, I know. As someone who just applied to some colleges, I can confirm that it is a daunting task from  start to […]

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10 Things You Need to Know for the College Interview

10 Things You Need to Know for the College Interview

| November 19, 2013 | 1 Comment

Welcome to prime-time interview season for college applicants. Every interview is another chance to demonstrate your passions, your potential, and your commitment to the college. Remember, most interviewers have not seen your application, so do not waste this powerful opportunity to make another great impression. 1. Who gets interviewed. Many colleges interview some or all […]

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6 Tips to Reduce Junior Year Stress

6 Tips to Reduce Junior Year Stress

| November 14, 2013 | 0 Comments

You’ve heard about the dreaded, yet, legendary junior year since your first day of high school.The year where your homework is relentless, your test schedule out of control, and everything matters.  College is on the horizon and you feel the weight of every decision.  It all feels so overwhelming.  I understand. Truly, I do.  As […]

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