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How to Register for the ACT

To register for the ACT, you will need to make an ACT web account. Make sure you have a reliable internet connection and about 40 minutes to complete the registration process. You’ll supply the following as you register: A headshot following specific ACT guidelines Your high school code Your testing center  Your parents’ email (optional) […]

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Black Friday and Cyber Monday SAT Deals

You can always count on scoring a good deal on SAT test prep with Kaplan during Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales. This year, Black Friday is November 29 and Cyber Monday is December 2, so be sure to set yourself a calendar reminder to come back to this page then to take advantage of […]

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Black Friday and Cyber Monday ACT Deals

You can always count on scoring a good deal on ACT test prep with Kaplan during Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales. This year, Black Friday is November 29 and Cyber Monday is December 2, so be sure to set yourself a calendar reminder to come back to this page then to take advantage of […]

College Admissions Tips

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UC Admissions Guide: Top Application Tips

The University of California Application or UC Application is the common application for all 8 universities in the University of California system: Berkeley, Davis, Irvine, Los Angeles, Merced, Riverside, San Diego, Santa Barbara, and Santa Cruz. Whether you are applying to one UC university or all 8, you will complete a single UC application. All […]

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Top Tips to Win College 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 […]

Advice for Parents

6 Tips for an Organized College Search

6 Tips for an Organized College Search

If you have kids in high school, you are likely somewhere in the college search process. Like many parents, you may be feeling overwhelmed with the amount of information, tasks, and unexpected emotions involved in finding the perfect school. The good news is that an organized college search isn’t that hard to manage – all […]

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 […]