Tag: college planning

How to Make the Most Out of College Fairs

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

An important part of the college search process is going to college fairs. Take a look at these tips to get the most out of the next fair you attend. read more

How to Build the Perfect College List

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

Whether you're an underclassman just thinking about college or a senior deciding on where to apply, these tips will help you organize your research and make your final college list. read more

Spring College Planning Checklist for High School Juniors

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Founder, Moon Prep

The second half of junior year is the prime time to start planning for college. Here's what you should be doing to prepare for college application season during the spring of junior year and into the summer. read more

5 Ways to Get a Head Start on the College Admission Process

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

It's always a good idea to be thinking about your college applications, even if you are only a freshman or sophomore in high school. And doing these five things now will help you stand in the admission process later! read more

College Prep Steps Every High School Student Should Know About

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Managing Editor, Peterson's & EssayEdge

The best way to maintain your course toward college and not end up freaking out right before applications are due is to create a schedule and break it down over your four high school years. read more

Tom Kleese, Founder and College Planning Guru, OnCampus College Planning

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Tom Kleese is the founder of OnCampus College Planning. He has six years of experience in college planning and has a background in both high school and college teaching. read more

Family Finances: Are You On the Right Path?

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Author; Publicity Expert

Some insider insights regarding balancing your family's finances--more important than ever when planning and paying for college! From the book Mastering the Mommy Track: Juggling Career and Kids In Uncertain Times by Erin Flynn Jay. read more

Multitasking and Making Time for College Planning

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Senior Assistant Editor, Wintergreen Orchard House

High school counselors wear many hats. When there aren't enough hours in the day, how can you find extra time for college planning? read more

Crossing the Pond: Should Your Students Apply to Colleges in the U.K.?

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Senior Assistant Editor, Wintergreen Orchard House

Should your more adventurous students say "Cheerio!" to the United States and consider applying to colleges in the United Kingdom? read more

Virtual College Counselors

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Market Research Senior Analyst, Carnegie Communications

In my last blog, I discussed admission counselors and how they can be a great resource to students going through the college search and application processes. Today, I want to discuss a new resource available to Massachusetts students. I was reading Boston.com a couple weeks ago and came across an article about virtual college counselors and thought it was a very interesting idea. read more