Who Is My Parent For FAFSA Purposes?

Students who want to be considered for financial aid will need to submit the FAFSA. The FAFSA will determine your Expected Family Contribution (EFC) and colleges will use the EFC to determine how much financial aid they will offer you if you are admitted. In addition to providing your financial information, the FAFSA requires the financial information of [...]

Who Is My Parent For FAFSA Purposes? 2017-10-13T08:58:30+00:00

15 FAFSA Myths Debunked

The Free Application for Federal Student Aid will be opening soon! The FAFSA is a very important form that must be submitted to be considered for financial aid. There are many myths circulating that may stop students and families from submitting the FAFSA. Luckily, all of these myths are not true! Here are 15 myths about the FAFSA [...]

15 FAFSA Myths Debunked 2017-09-27T10:36:38+00:00

12 Steps for a Great College Admission Essay

The college admission essay can play a big role in the college admission process, especially if you are applying to selective institutions. When many impressive students are applying and only a small number of spots are available, the essay can be the thing that helps the student stand out. The essay can also encourage the [...]

12 Steps for a Great College Admission Essay 2017-09-18T11:58:27+00:00

Best Private Colleges for Low-Income Students

The 73 private colleges that satisfy the selection criteria enroll a total of 253,926 undergraduate students, including 48,876 Federal Pell Grant recipients (19%). The average net price is $8,716, ranging from $353 to $12,389. The average 6-year graduation rate for Federal Pell Grant recipients is 83%, ranging from 50% to 100%. Click on the link [...]

Best Private Colleges for Low-Income Students 2017-09-12T12:55:31+00:00

Best Public Colleges for Low-Income Students

The 123 public colleges that satisfy the selection criteria enroll a total of 2,015,267 total undergraduate students, including 603,852 Federal Pell Grant recipients (30%). The average net price is $8,984, ranging from $3,364 to $12,464. The 6-year graduation rate for Federal Pell Grant recipients is 63%, ranging from 50% to 88%. Click on the link [...]

Best Public Colleges for Low-Income Students 2017-09-12T12:51:41+00:00

The Nation’s Top Colleges and Universities Recruit High-Achieving Low-Income Students on College Greenlight

Did you know that more than 160 top colleges and universities partner with College Greenlight to recruit and enroll high-achieving, first-generation, and traditionally underrepresented students? College Greenlight’s partner colleges include more than half of the top 100 colleges in the country, as measured by the most popular college ranking lists. Participating college includes private institutions [...]

The Nation’s Top Colleges and Universities Recruit High-Achieving Low-Income Students on College Greenlight 2017-09-12T12:41:09+00:00

Be Mindful of your Online Activity!

Recently, 10 students had their acceptance to Harvard University rescinded due to what they did online! Be mindful of your online activity -- it could seriously impact your future! Here Are Some Tips Click Here for the Full Article

Be Mindful of your Online Activity! 2017-06-07T11:45:09+00:00

Scholarship Searching

With the summer upon us, now is a perfect time to begin the scholarship searching quest! Scholarships of all amounts can certainly come in handy - no amount is to little! This link will take you to an article discussing the 10 best sites for searching for scholarship cash. Check it out! http://www.hercampus.com/career/money/10-best-sites-look-scholarships In addition, here [...]

Scholarship Searching 2017-06-07T11:48:37+00:00

Test Prep Over the Summer

Giving up much of your summer to study for the ACT is not what most people want to do, but if you are serious about getting into the college you want, you need to make a conscious decision to buckle down and study. Don’t know where to start? Here are some tips to get you [...]

Test Prep Over the Summer 2017-06-07T11:49:11+00:00

Helping Your Child with the College Admission Process

When it comes to helping your child with college admissions, there is a fine line between supporting and taking over. Of course, parents want their son or daughter to do their best during this demanding process, but this is their very first step towards adulthood. Therefore, you should play a supporting role while your child [...]

Helping Your Child with the College Admission Process 2017-05-30T09:17:52+00:00