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10 Must-Know ACT Reading Tips

The ACT Reading section is thirty-five minutes, four ~750-word passages with ten questions each. Scared? Don’t be. Like any section on the ACT, it may seem daunting. But in reality ACT reading is conquerable. You are capable of getting through each question. You just have to be methodical, quick, and resourceful. There are many ways […]

ACT Essay Template and sample essay

ACT Essay Template and Sample

Taking the ACT Writing Test is a great way to show off your writing skills to colleges. While you can’t be sure of the exact prompt ahead of time, you can use the same general structure for every ACT essay. The following provides helpful suggestions for writing your essay. You do not need to copy […]

College Admissions Tips

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6 Tips to Win Scholarships

Paying for college might be one of the most confusing and frightening parts of applying. In addition to filling out the FAFSA, which will help you to secure financial aid, you may decide to look at scholarships. Remember financial aid largely depends on your family’s income and other factors, but many scholarships are awarded based […]

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How to Get into College with a Low GPA

If you’re looking up how to get into college with a low GPA, you’re already ahead of the pack — and you’re committed to a challenging goal. Of course your high school GPA is important, but it’s not the whole story. In the best case scenario, your GPA reflects consistent success due to hard work during […]

Advice for Parents

What to Expect When You’re Expensing College Education

What to Expect When You’re Expensing College Education

Many students will feel an emerging sense of independence as they forge ahead in the direction of their aspirations for higher education. Surprisingly, the realization of the ongoing need for family support throughout the college financial planning process becomes an unexpected revelation. How does college tuition get paid? What length of time are parents obligated […]

The Transition from Living at Home to College

The Transition from Living at Home to College

It can be difficult to watch your child/children leave home for college, especially when it seems like kindergarten was yesterday. The transition from living at home to living at college is a big one for both parents and children, filled with many mixed emotions. Here are some tips to help you and your child get […]