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What’s a Good SAT Score?

What’s a good SAT score? If you’re trying to figure out your SAT score goal for 2019 admissions, you’ll want to look at the SAT averages for the schools you’ll apply to. There are great resources like the College Board where you can search for averages at a wide variety of colleges. The SAT is based on […]

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10 Must-Know ACT Science Tips

The ACT Science Test can be a lot more manageable than you think (after all, it’s basically an open book test, just like the Reading Test!). Even if your knowledge of Science is limited, you can still get better scores through discipline and hard work. On Test Day, the ACT Science Test will always be […]

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What’s tested on the SAT Math section?

The SAT Math sections are the 3rd and 4th sections on the SAT test. During the first 25-minute SAT Math section, you are NOT allowed to use a calculator. During the next 55-minute SAT Math section, you are allowed to use your calculator. Both SAT Math sections will begin with multiple-choice questions, each of which […]

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All About the Common App

The Common Application (or Common App) is the free online college application used by 800 colleges and universities in the United States and abroad. For many schools you apply to, the Common App is the only application you have to submit. The Common App asks you questions on many topics. In addition to objective data, […]

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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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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 […]