College campus exterior in the fall
Place college costs in the context of your other important financial life decisions, determine your parameters of college affordability by compiling key financial information, and understand how financial aid works differently at various colleges. …
By Bill McMurray    |
Summer Tasks for Rising High School Seniors
Tasks include developing a final list of colleges, visiting college campuses, cleaning up your social media profiles, reviewing the Common App's essay prompts, and pinpointing who will write your letters of recommendation. …
By Meredith Clement    |
By Meredith Clement    |
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Tips include focusing, sending thank you notes, signing up early, and making a spreadsheet. …
By Margaret Kaplan-Earle    |
Students walking in college building
We receive many questions on applying to college. We've included some popular ones, with answers, below. Read through them to learn about college admissions…
By Meredith Clement    |
A Student choosing who will write their letters of recommendation
When you choose individuals to write your letters of recommendation, pick teachers and mentors who taught you in one of the five core subjects, who know you well, who helped you along the way, or who made your high school career easier.…
By Julie Shields-Rutyna    |
College Planning for Students with Disabilities
Learn the information to gather during the college search process and the steps to take during the disability services application process. …
By Shannon Dandridge    |
By Shaun Connolly    |
Student learning about High School Course Selection
Learn why it's important to keep grades high, maintain the 5 food groups of education, and sustain academic balance. …
By Bill McMurray    |
Student holding books in hallway
Learn why colleges use waitlists, when students are typically notified, how you can let the college know you are interested, and when you should submit a deposit. …
By Sherri Geller    |