Posts by Kiley Thompson

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Is It OK to Change Majors in College?

“What do you want to be when you grow up?” As a college senior, you’ve more than likely heard that...

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Paying for College: Talking Practically About an Emotional Subject

Money. It’s a difficult subject. And having a frank discussion about money and finances with your student as they plan...

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AP Exam Changes: New Deadlines, Penalties Mean New Pros and Cons for Taking the Tests

The College Board announced some significant AP exam changes effective August 2019, and they’re not minor to your planning or...

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University of California… Dreaming? or Arizona or Florida? 5 Warm College Campuses to Beat the Cold Weather

Are the words “polar vortex” scarier than “financial aid” and “SAT scores”? Are you looking to ditch your parka, and...

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When the FAFSA Isn’t Enough: What Is the CSS Profile?

You hear us talk about the FAFSA a lot on SCV. Filling out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid...