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Looking for Scholarships? Check out Scholly

on December 19, 2017 in Paying for College
Looking for Scholarships? Check out Scholly

Set up an account and have Scholly reach out to you and let you know what scholarships might be out there for you. As you start getting your financial and merit aid awards from the colleges to which you have applied, make sure to supplement this institutional money with more from outside sources. Scholly is easily accessible […]

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Coalition Application Means a Head Start on the Process

on December 19, 2017 in Application Process
Coalition Application Means a Head Start on the Process

Did you know you can set up your Coalition Application as early as freshman year? I wrote an earlier post about this fairly new application, used by many colleges around the country. Keep in mind it is the only application used by the University of Washington, so it is a great solution for many Washington […]

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The PSAT Deciphered

on December 19, 2017 in Standardized Tests, Test Deadlines
The PSAT Deciphered

With the October PSAT behind some sophomores and most juniors, and the results in, now is the time to start thinking about what they mean, and where to go from here. I really enjoyed this valuable explanation deciphering the test results as well as providing tips going forward.

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Identify Skills Needed for College Success

on May 30, 2017 in Special Needs
Identify Skills Needed for College Success

Families with students with learning differences might want to explore this excellent assessment built by Landmark College. Students who learn differently can explore the areas that are critical for success in a traditional higher education setting. This is an great tool to use when starting the process of building an appropriate college list. I particularly like […]

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