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FAFSA Frenzy Sessions Begin This Month

What is the FAFSA and why is it important? F-A-F-S-A. Commit these five letters to memory. If you plan on attending college, they will follow you throughout the course of your entire academic career. FAFSA stands for Free Application for … Continue reading

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Registration Dates for Upcoming ACT & SAT Exams

The registration deadlines are fast approaching for those planning to take the next round of ACT and SAT exams. Registration for the October 25 ACT exam is due Friday, September 19. Sign-up online. Registration for the November 8 SAT exam is due Thursday, … Continue reading

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Financial Aid Fridays: A Resource Cheat Sheet

As young adult looking for help applying to college, the best place for you to start is with your high school guidance counselor. Planning for college begins in earnest during your junior year and your guidance counselor can help you … Continue reading

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Financial Aid Fridays: Minority Report

Today, there are more women and people of color attending college then ever before. In an effort to provide equal access to higher education and promote campus diversity, colleges and civic organizations provide financial aid exclusively to these groups. As … Continue reading

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Financial Aid Fridays: Scholarships vs. Loans

Grants and loans and scholarships, oh my! With so many options to fund your college education, it’s easy to see how one might get confused. Here’s a basic breakdown of the most common forms of financial aid as defined by … Continue reading

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