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CHOOSING THE RIGHT COLLEGE

What are Hispanic-Serving Institutions?

Many people are unaware of what Hispanic-Serving Institutions are and how to find them. Here, we highlight just a few.

Posted on September 27th, 2022 by Sally Ganga, College Admissions Consultant
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COLLEGE ADMISSIONS CONSULTING

Is It Too Late to Save for College?; Working Parents; Listener Q&A

Tune into Getting In: A College Coach Conversation to learn why it’s not too late to start saving for college and how you can do it!

Posted on September 21st, 2022 by Ian Brook Fisher, College Admissions Consultant
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Colleges that Offer the Most Financial Aid

Our college finance experts have compiled a list of colleges in the U.S. that offer the most financial aid. Check it out!

Posted on September 20th, 2022 by Shannon Vasconcelos, College Finance Consultant
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COLLEGE ADMISSIONS CONSULTING

Latino-Hispanic Serving Institutions, Majors, and Scholarships

In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, we’re discussing scholarships, Hispanic-focused majors, and colleges that enroll a large number of students identifying as Latino.

Posted on September 14th, 2022 by Sally Ganga, College Admissions Consultant
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APPLYING FOR FINANCIAL AID

3 Tips to Navigate a College Financial Aid Office

Wondering how to reach out to university financial aid offices? We’ve got some guidance to help you get in touch with this vital campus resource.

Posted on September 13th, 2022 by Zachery Gries, College Finance Consultant
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HOW TO PAY FOR COLLEGE

Is It Too Late to Save for College?

On this segment of Getting In: A College Coach Conversation, you’ll learn about the benefits of saving for college no matter what age your student is.

Posted on September 12th, 2022 by Ian Brook Fisher, College Admissions Consultant
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COLLEGE ADMISSIONS CONSULTING

First Generation Students; Wily Network; Financial Aid Refunds

Tune into Getting In: A College Coach Conversation to learn about the college-going experience of first-generation students and foster students.

Posted on September 7th, 2022 by Sally Ganga, College Admissions Consultant
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CHOOSING THE RIGHT COLLEGE

Beyond “Prestige”: Why Finding the Best Fit Matters Most

It’s easy to focus on rankings and prestige when considering colleges, but are those really the most valid and personalized factors to find a “best fit” college?

Posted on September 6th, 2022 by Landis Fryer, College Admissions Consultant
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COLLEGE ADMISSIONS CONSULTING

Exploring the UC App and Apply Texas App; Cal Grant Program

Tune into Getting In: A College Coach Conversation as we explore the UC App and the Apply Texas App. We also share the ins and outs of Cal Grants.

Posted on September 1st, 2022 by Ian Brook Fisher, College Admissions Consultant
What Borrowers Need to Know about Targeted Student Loan Forgiveness
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What Borrowers Need to Know About Targeted Student Loan Forgiveness

Let’s break down what we know so far about who will benefit from student loan forgiveness and how to receive the relief.

Posted on August 31st, 2022 by Michelle Clifton, College Finance Consultant

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