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7Nov
You Didn’t Get in Early Decision. Now What?
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I understand the advantage (at some schools) of applying Early Decision. But I’ve never been an advocate of encouraging kids to get…

What are Naviance, Scoir, BigFuture, and Khan Academy
1Nov
Admissions and Education Companies: What are Naviance, Scoir, BigFuture, Khan Academy?
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"Back in my day," I tell my kids, "we got a college application at a fair, maybe two in case we made…

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16Oct
Building Credit With FICO: Sallie Mae Facebook Live
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Part of becoming an adult is learning how to wisely manage your money. From that skill, you'll responsibly build credit, and in…

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10Oct
‘Your AP Test Was Lost’: One Student’s Nightmare Situation and Resolution
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Lots of articles and posts come with trigger warnings. If you've ever had nightmares of something going horrendously wrong with your transcript…

25Sep
FAFSA Tips and Answers: Sallie Mae Facebook Live
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It's almost FAFSA time! The FAFSA for 2020-2021 (yes, that's the correct year) will open on October 1. To kick off the…

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25Sep
FAFSA and Divorced Parents: Who Fills It Out?
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It's almost October 1, and that means one thing for college and college-bound students: FAFSA season. FAFSA rules require students under the…

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FAFSA IS OPEN!

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October 26

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NEXT SAT

November 2

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