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Get Ready To Go

Choosing the right college and finding a way to pay for it requires putting your thinking cap on years before graduation. This grade-by-grade college-prep checklist will help you and your student start the search, stay on track and cross the finish l

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Senior year is such an exciting time! There is so much happening and even more to look forward to; it’s no wonder that many seniors find themselves in a bind at the end of the year because they’ve fallen victim to senioritis. more

Aug 30, 2016 11:59 AM Life Skills

The average Class of 2016 graduate has $37,172 in student loan debt, up six percent from last year! more

Jan 30, 2017 10:47 AM financial aid

Did you know... Americans owe over $1.3 trillion in student loan debt, spread out among about 44 million borrowers? more

Mar 23, 2017 1:41 PM DYK

Did you know that 65% of revoked admissions are due to Senioritis-impacted final grades? more

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Did you know parents can save an average of $5,000- $24,000 each year their high school student participates in a grade acceleration program? more

Oct 4, 2013 1:22 PM the college view

25% of 4-year college students miss out on an entire years' worth of class due to skipping, adding up to a loss of $24,960 over the course of four years! more

Mar 10, 2017 11:49 AM DYK

Did you know... Universities and colleges report graduation rates based on 6 years, not 4 years. In fact, 60% of students at 4-year universities actually take 6 years to complete their degree? more

Feb 28, 2017 12:17 PM DYK

According to The College Board, the average cost for tuition is $9,410 per year for in-state students, while the cost for out-of-state students averages $23,893. That’s over two and a half times the cost! more

Feb 20, 2017 11:26 AM money matters

Did you know...57% of students improve their ACT scores on a retake, but 22% get a lower score? more

Feb 17, 2017 9:48 AM test prep

Did you know that roughly half of all mechanics will be eligible for retirement in just 15 years? more

Jan 10, 2017 12:00 AM resume/career

Any good parent will tell you he or she wants the best for their kids. It’s just a normal emotion that comes with being a parent. When it comes to sports, though, sometimes our parenting instincts get a little carried away. more

Jan 10, 2017 12:00 AM admissions

80% of college students will change their major at least once before they graduate- mostly due to indecisiveness. How can you pick a major and stick with it? more

Dec 8, 2016 11:36 AM admissions

A growing number of high school seniors are choosing to take a year off between high school and college. Check out a few facts you may not know about gap years! more

Nov 28, 2016 10:30 AM DYK

How can you get in-state tuition at an out-of-state school? more

Nov 10, 2016 10:08 AM DYK

Many students apply to state schools because it's their mom or dad's alma mater, their friends are going there, or simply because they like the school's sports teams. However, there are several more substantial reasons to choose a state school. more

Nov 2, 2016 3:32 PM admissions

Don't lose your spot at the school of your dreams! more

Oct 27, 2016 10:37 AM DYK

You can avoid an extra year of college by not transferring colleges! more

Oct 25, 2016 12:34 PM DYK

Obtaining a college degree can be expensive, and many graduates find themselves paying off student debt for years after graduation. Students and parents often take into account the standard costs of tuition, housing and food, but there are a number o more

Nov 17, 2015 12:57 PM admissions

Your friends are not the only ones looking at your social media! Up to 27% of college counselors said they look at a prospective student’s pages to get a better idea of the kind of students are applying to their school... more

Sep 6, 2016 1:41 PM Life Skills

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