Posts by Kiley Thompson

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Summer Bucket List: 10 Things New College Freshmen Should Do

Prom is over. Finals and AP Exams are over. And graduation is over. And for the first time in your...

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What to Do When You’ve Made a Mistake on the FAFSA

I wasn’t sure what to do first: throw up or have a heart attack. My student’s financial aid package read...

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‘Saturday Night Live’ Takes On College Admissions

Post “Operation Varsity Blues,” nothing is sacred. “Saturday Night Live” took on the college admissions game on March 31, 2019...

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Why Turning Down Your Acceptance Offer Won’t Get Your Friend Off the Waitlist

Here’s a situation playing out all over the country right now. You have an acceptance letter from a university that...

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Operation Varsity Blues Fallout: How the College Admissions Scam Will Hurt All Students

Unless you’ve been on vacation or under a rock, you heard the story about a group of wealthy parents who...