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30Mar
Colleges Change Decision Deadlines Due to Coronavirus
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In our article, College Admissions and Coronavirus: How Should You Make a Decision?, we recommended that students who have received offers of…

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27Mar
College Admissions and Coronavirus: How Should You Make a Decision?
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High school seniors are currently sitting at home, wondering when it's going to be "normal" again... just like the rest of us.…

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26Mar
Coronavirus Cancellations: Is This the Time for a Gap Year?
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There has never been in recent history a year like this for high school seniors. World pandemics have little respect for tradition.…

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25Mar
Virtual Graduation Party Ideas: Get Grandma On Zoom, Order Decorations, and More
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Due to the cancellations surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic in the U.S., many states and thousands of schools systems and universities have been…

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19Mar
Senior Year Coronavirus Cancellations: Supporting Your Grieving Student
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High schools and colleges all over the country have closed due to the risk of Coronavirus transmission -- some for a few…

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18Mar
Virtual College Tours: How to Visit a ‘Closed for Coronavirus’ Campus
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Are you a high school junior planning college visits... to a closed for Coronavirus campus? Or a senior who is now dealing…

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16Mar
College While Quarantined: Best Practices for Learning Online
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Due to the spread of the COVID-19 virus, the majority of U.S. colleges and universities have shifted, or will shift, to primarily…

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16Mar
Quarantined Teenager Stuck in the House? 8 Things to Do for College Now
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What I’ve heard from many of my mom-friends is that no one is actually fearful of the coronavirus itself. But many are…

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10Mar
Campuses Close Due to COVID-19; Classes, Visits Move Online
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If you're an admitted student or a high school junior planning spring college visits, chances are the college or university you plan…

summer test prep
4Mar
International SAT, TOEFL, ACT Tests Postponed Due to Coronavirus Fears
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International students in China, Iran, Mongolia, Hong Kong, Vietnam, and other areas have put their educational plans on hold. Due to coronavirus…

3Mar
The Scholarship Secret: There Is No Secret
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We get a good amount of calls and emails at SCV asking for help finding and applying for scholarships. About half of…

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27Feb
Coronavirus and Your College Student
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Are you talking or thinking about the coronavirus, or COVID-19? Join the hand-washing club! And there are a lot of college students…

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