Tag: ask the experts

How Can My Student Find a College With a Good ROI?

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Obviously, you want your student to go to a college that’s worth the cost. But how do you determine a school's return on investment? Here's some expert advice. read more

What Questions Should I Ask About Scholarship Offers?

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You got offered a scholarship? Great! Before you accept it, there are a few questions you should be asking yourself and the scholarship committee about it. read more

Can I Really Negotiate My Financial Aid Package?

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If your college financial aid package isn't what you need it to be, you can appeal it! One expert has some advice on when to negotiate and how to do it right. read more

Is Going to College Really Worth the Cost?

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The cost of college has steadily risen since the 1980s. So is earning a degree still worthwhile? An expert explains why it is for several unexpected reasons. read more

What's the Difference Between Co-ops and Internships?

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Internships and co-ops are both great experiential learning opportunities in college. But what's the difference between the two? Our expert has the answer. read more

What's the Best Major to Prepare Me for Medical School?

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Wondering what you should study as an undergraduate to best prepare for your future medical school admission process? Check out our expert's advice! read more

What Is Naviance and How Do I Use It?

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Many high schools use Naviance to help students plan for college, but what is it all about? Learn more about this college and career readiness tool here! read more

Does Taking a Gap Year Affect College Admission?

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Many students consider taking a gap year but worry it will affect their admission status or future college admission. Here's what to know from an expert. read more

Is the SAT/ACT Worth It With New Test-Optional Policies?

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With so many schools going test-optional due to the pandemic, students are wondering if standardized testing is worth it. Here's what one expert has to say! read more

How Can I Make the Transition to College Easier?

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Worried about starting your first semester in the fall? Check out our experts' top tips to help you make a smooth transition from high school to college. read more