Posts by Kiley Thompson

What are Naviance, Scoir, BigFuture, and Khan Academy

Admissions and Education Companies: What are Naviance, Scoir, BigFuture, Khan Academy?

“Back in my day,” I tell my kids, “we got a college application at a fair, maybe two in case...

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Building Credit With FICO: Sallie Mae Facebook Live

Part of becoming an adult is learning how to wisely manage your money. From that skill, you’ll responsibly build credit,...

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‘Your AP Test Was Lost’: One Student’s Nightmare Situation and Resolution

Lots of articles and posts come with trigger warnings. If you’ve ever had nightmares of something going horrendously wrong with...

FAFSA Tips and Answers: Sallie Mae Facebook Live

It’s almost FAFSA time! The FAFSA for 2020-2021 (yes, that’s the correct year) will open on October 1. To kick...

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FAFSA and Divorced Parents: Who Fills It Out?

It's almost October 1, and that means one thing for college and college-bound students: FAFSA season. FAFSA rules require students...