Understanding the Difference Between Weighted and Unweighted GPA

Learn about what it means to have a weighted GPA, how colleges recalculate applicants’ GPAs, and what college admissions offices are looking for when it comes to course rigor.  Read More

Finding Scholarships with Fastweb

Learn what Fastweb is, how it got started, what sets it apart from other online scholarship platforms, how students can apply for scholarships, and examples of past success stories.  Read More

Scholarships with April Deadlines

Scholarships include Horatio Alger Career and Technical Scholarship, Pretty Lightroom Presets Scholarship, We The Students Essay Contest, Signet Essay Contest, Ortho Dermatologics ASPIRE HIGHER Scholarship, Kim Beneschott Creative Arts Scholarship, Crossword Hobbyist Crossword Scholarship, and RentHop’s College and University Scholarship Program.  Read More

Tax Incentives That Help Build ABLE Savings

Incentives include The Saver’s Credit, The Earned Income Tax Credit, Contributions from a Trust, and the ABLE to Work Act.  Read More

Understanding the Admissions Decision Beyond the Application

Learn about the holistic approach to college admissions, the benefits for the institution and the student, how students can see if a school will actually be a good fit, and how to maximize your chances of getting in. Read More

Navigating the Emotions of Applying to College

A counselor shares why this is an important topic, what she is hearing from students, how she helps her students navigate this and find additional colleges, how she motivates students, tricky situations she encounters, and what parents can do to help.  Read More

Finding Scholarships with Bold.org

Learn what bold.org is, what sets it apart from other online scholarship platforms, how it got started, how students can apply for scholarships, and how students have been successful in the past.  Read More

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