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FAFSA video
12Dec
Let’s Talk FAFSA Video: EFC, Separate Accounts, Dates, and More
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https://youtu.be/6OoMjMl5VhQ Trillions of photos and videos are taken every day. Did you know that? Literally trillions. Billions of videos are watched on…

student-holiday-gifts
11Dec
12 Great Holiday Gifts for Students Who Have Everything
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The holidays are upon us! We all want to find the perfect gift for our loved ones, whether it's a friend or…

moving school districts
10Dec
Getting Into College: Moving School Districts?
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When you work the phones in college admissions, you get some pretty crazy calls. A favorite was from a father asking if…

visiting college libraries
4Dec
Visiting College Libraries: Why All of the Books Are Gone
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If you haven't read Electric Lit's article, Librarians Are Secretly the Funnest People Alive, you should! It made me laugh and also…

virtual assistants
3Dec
Virtual Assistants Make Great Holiday Gifts for Students, Parents
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This article originally appeared in our newsletter, CampusChat, on December 3, 2019. If you are not already a subscriber, become one here.…

hated freshman year
2Dec
What to Say During the Holidays If You’ve Hated Freshman Year at College
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For many college freshmen, the breaks around the holidays mark the first time you’ll be back home. Many of you will excitedly…

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