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Find a Hotel Near Campus

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Find a Hotel Near Campus

It’s easy to find a hotel near campus! Search by either name of the college or university, or enter the name of the city you plan to visit.  ...

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My New College Home 2,000 Miles Away

Posted by on 6:31 pm in College Admissions, Hallie Holton, Top, University of Kansas | Comments Off on My New College Home 2,000 Miles Away

My New College Home 2,000 Miles Away

How far would you move to find your new college home?

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The Dos and Don’ts of Being Deferred

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The Dos and Don’ts of Being Deferred

While being deferred from your first-choice early action or early decision application can be upsetting, take heart. These do’s and don’ts will help the deferred student.

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Parent College Coach Tip #50: How Do You Impress a College?

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Parent College Coach Tip #50: How Do You Impress a College?

With spring comes college visits and college interviews. The impression a college gets of your student will affect their admission decision. Dressing for success is so much more than the clothes your student wears.

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Parent College Coach Tip #41: Be the Voice of Reason

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Parent College Coach Tip #41: Be the Voice of Reason

Without strong parenting and some tough love, your student might make some illogical college choices: going after a name, following a boyfriend/girlfriend, or choosing a college because it’s a party school. Be strong and remember that you are the parent…

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University of New Haven – National Security Studies

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University of New Haven – National Security Studies

Major in truth, justice, and the American way! The University of New Haven offers National Security Studies through the Henry C. Lee College of Criminal Justice and Forensic Sciences. Be one of the good guys (white hat optional).

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Don’t Believe the FAFSA Lies

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Don’t Believe the FAFSA Lies

Many are misinformed when it comes to the FAFSA. They believe that they make too much money to qualify for any kind of financial aid—and they decide not to file. That is the worst mistake you can make.

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Scholarship Mom Tip: Keep Applying All Through College

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Scholarship Mom Tip:  Keep Applying All Through College

Searching and applying for college scholarships absolutely should not stop once a student is admitted into and starts attending college. There are scholarship opportunities galore for current college students.

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Q & A with Paying for College Expert Sallie Mae

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Q & A with Paying for College Expert Sallie Mae

Sallie Mae brought their expertise on the FAFSA and paying for college to CampusChat, Wednesday, September 21, 2016. Read the Q&A for expert FAFSA tips.

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Choosing a College for All the Wrong Reasons

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Choosing a College for All the Wrong Reasons

by Suzanne Shafer, Parent Editor Since choosing a college is an important decision, you want to be sure that you and your teen use the right criteria. When you put all your time, effort and hard earned money into sending your teen off to college, you want to be reasonably sure it’s the right college for them. Choosing a college for all the wrong reasons Here are some commonly used criteria for choosing a college. As you can see, using them might cause some regret in the future: Going to the same school a boyfriend or girlfriend is going...

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College Scholarship Essays Should Actually Be ‘Clickbait’

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College Scholarship Essays Should Actually Be ‘Clickbait’

by Monica Matthews, Scholarship Editor Do you ever scan a headline and there is just something about it that makes you want to read the article it represents? Newspaper reporters are savvy at creating titles for their articles that entice readers to want to know more and compel them to pick up and read or click into online. It may be a certain word or mysterious phrase that catches the reader’s eye, but whatever it is, if the article is frequently read, the catchy title has been a success. RELATED: Scholarship Essay Tip – Have another reader...

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An Open Letter to High School Parents

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An Open Letter to High School Parents

You are entering uncharted waters and for some, the final months and days of high school. From someone who survived those years, I want to share some parenting insight to help you along your college journey.

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September Scholarships to Kick Off the School Year

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September Scholarships to Kick Off the School Year

by Monica Matthews, Scholarship Editor School has started everywhere and for college-bound students and their parents, finding creative ways to pay for higher education can be a challenge. You can get your scholarship planning started off with the new school year now, before the rush! Here are three September scholarships you can apply for now to kick off the school year right: Vitality Medical Disability Scholarship  Deadline: September 15 Open to: All high school students 16 years and older, college undergrads. Students do NOT need to have...

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When to Hit ‘Submit’: Finding the College Application Timing Sweet Spot

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When to Hit ‘Submit’: Finding the College Application Timing Sweet Spot

When should you apply to college and when do college applications get reviewed? It’s all about schedules and timelines — the colleges’ — not yours.

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Affordable College Education? 10 Reasons Why This Isn’t a Myth

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Affordable College Education? 10 Reasons Why This Isn’t a Myth

This is the predicament of so many middle class families. Their student applies to college, is accepted, and receives no financial aid.

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Scholarship Mom Tip #192: Take a Student Interest Inventory

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Scholarship Mom Tip #192: Take a Student Interest Inventory

Before doing a scholarship search, it is very helpful to sit down with them and begin taking an inventory of their interests, hobbies, strengths, and possible career paths.

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