The jump from middle school to high school is a big transition. As an incoming freshman, not only are you moving to a new school, there may be many new people to meet, and different types of courses and activities available. This is the first year that your decisions in and out of school, including…Read more
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On September 14, 2015, important new changes were announced regarding the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) for students applying to college for the 2017-2018 school year and beyond. The FAFSA is one of the two financial aid forms that students and parents must fill out while applying to college or trade schools; the…Read more
A “Gap Year” is something many graduating seniors consider. Rather than going to college immediately, students take a year to intern, work, volunteer, travel, or perhaps complete a project. Though the practice has always been common in Europe, it’s recently started gaining popularity among American students as well. Many schools value students who take a…Read more
Visiting colleges can help high school students fine-tune the list of schools to which they’ll be applying. College visits can also help with the final decision regarding which school to attend once students have been accepted. These visits are often the first glimpse into college life. It’s crucial to make the most of them, and…Read more
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