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Want to Know, but Can't Go

June 1, 2012

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“I know that college visits are a great idea but my family doesn’t have the time or money to visit some of the schools I’m really interested in. What else can I do?”– Jennifer R., Tampa Bay, FL.   A: College visitviagra onli...

Ready? Set? College

May 20, 2012

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  I’m so excited for college to just start already! I’m totally the kind of person to overlook a few things when I’m excited, so what are some common mistakes freshman make that I can avoid?”– Jill P.buy viagra online at cheap price, ...

To Be (a College Student) or Not To Be

Jim Tosto, School Psychologist

May 6, 2012

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Okay, so you are pretty sure that you will be graduating in June. Congratulations! Now what? Maybe you didn't get into any of the colleges on your wish list. Maybe you don't have enough money put together to do college right...

Choosing a College at the Fair

Researched by Christine Landry

April 25, 2012

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When you are choosing a college, you need to examine yourself and your reasons for going to college before you start your search. Why, really, are you going? What are your abilities and strengths? What are your weaknesses? What...

Need SATs ?

April 15, 2012

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    SAT. ACT. Six letters that every high school student dreads. But in the ever-changing landscape of college admissions, are standardized test scores still important? The short answer: yes. This week, our experts...

Juniors

March 21, 2012

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      Attention Juniors: Our school is participating in the National College Fair at Pace University on April 18, 2012 from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm Please see Mrs. Gordineer in the CRC room for more...

Beyond College Tuition

March 8, 2012

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  What are some of the most unexpected costs for incoming freshman?”—Peter T., Covington, KY.   A: Textbooks are expensive, but essential Trying to stretch your dollars by borrowing books from friends in your classes is a...

Financial Aid Packages- What’s Inside?

February 27, 2012

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“I just got my financial aid package and don’t know what to make of it.  What are some terms I should know, things I should look for, or tips and tricks to maximize my aid?”– Mary S., Boston, MA A: Be sure yo...

Tips on Getting Scholarships

February 13, 2012

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    These Scholarship tips came from the same organization that gives the Nobel Peace Prize. That means some pretty smart people put them together and that it would be worth your while to look them over. Unless, of cours...

College – Top 10 Lists

January 17, 2012

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College Rankings More than 30,000 current college students weighed in to create Unigo’s College Rankings.  Come inside to find out which schools made the cut for the 10 Best Sports Schools,   the 10 Safest Colleges, the 10 B...

Video College Essays- Is this for you?

December 11, 2011

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  “What are some tips regarding video admissions essays?” — Andre Reese, Charlotte, NC When submitting an optional video essay to Tufts, St. Mary’s in Maryland, George Mason, or the College or William and Mary, ...

Staying organized during the application process

November 30, 2011

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  From the Unigo Experts' Network Deadlines, deadlines, deadlines! Whether getting recommendations from teachers, sending in applications, or even writing a thank you note to an admissions officer you met during a campus...

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