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Tips for Starting the College Essay Process

on September 29, 2016 in Application Process
Tips for Starting the College Essay Process

I hear it over and over, the college essay process is stressful! There are so many great things that students have to say, think out of the box and stop focusing on what you think colleges want to hear. Your stories are what they want to hear, things only you can say! Here is one […]

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Sign Up for Up Next to Get College Reminders

on September 29, 2016 in Admissions Process
Sign Up for Up Next to Get College Reminders

UpNext is a mobile messaging campaign that will provide millions of students and families across the country with personalized reminders, encouragement, and connections to assistance with education and civic engagement. You can sign up here for personalized information and encouragement to complete important college and financial aid milestones and tasks.

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Seattle Visual & Performing Arts College Fair October 25th

on September 29, 2016 in Admissions Process, Events & Workshops
Seattle Visual & Performing Arts College Fair October 25th

Are you interested in learning more about colleges where you can explore your love of the arts? The NACAC Visual & Performing Arts College Fair will take place on October 25th at Seattle Center. Students can pre-register here and let the colleges know you were there, as well as making it easier to connect with them […]

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Changes to Financial Aid Filing Dates

on September 29, 2016 in Paying for College
Changes to Financial Aid Filing Dates

Read more about the changes to the financial aid process in this helpful guide. Families may now file the FAFSA on October 1st, rather than January 1st. Another big change is that applicants will use prior-prior year (PPY) tax information when reporting personal and family income.

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