Author Archives: Dana Fulton

If I Knew Then: Tarren Villaverde

Getting into college takes a lot of work and support, but plenty of students have done it before. We asked five current students to share their experiences throughout the application process as well as information they wish they knew before … Continue reading

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If I Knew Then: Ginger Sprong

Getting into college takes a lot of work and support, but plenty of students have done it before. We asked five current students to share their experiences throughout the application process as well as information they wish they knew before … Continue reading

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If I Knew Then: Gabriella Gamez

Getting into college takes a lot of work and support, but plenty of students have done it before. We asked five current students to share their experiences throughout the application process as well as information they wish they knew before … Continue reading

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If I Knew Then: Alec Lee

Getting into college takes a lot of work and support, but plenty of students have done it before. We asked five current students to share their experiences throughout the application process as well as information they wish they knew before … Continue reading

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Selecting and applying to colleges in four easy steps

Did you know there are more than 4,000 colleges and universities to choose from? Choice is always a good thing, but if you need a little help narrowing things down, keeping things simple and organized, then you’ll appreciate these four … Continue reading

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Five things to do if you’re on a college waitlist

The college waitlist neither confirms nor denies your choices – only makes you wait. But chin up; though getting onto the waitlist for your first choice of college may appear to cast a shadow across your higher-education hopes and dreams, … Continue reading

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Seven resources to help your students develop a college short list

Who is knocking on the college door? According to the College Board Group research, an increasingly diverse academically prepared student body. This presents substantial challenges and opportunities for school counselors to give prospective students helpful direction. That’s why we created … Continue reading

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10 Hidden College Expenses

It’s no secret that college may require you to dig deep into your savings, but the importance of higher education is evident in today’s increasingly competitive job-market. To help you prepare for the various expenses that may not be quite … Continue reading

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Choosing your college short list

As you move closer to college application season, you will quickly see that—between the monetary cost to apply and the amount of time that each application requires—you only want to apply to five to eight colleges. So how do you … Continue reading

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The five step journey to college financial aid

No matter how prepared you are, navigating the financial aid process can be a tricky experience. To help, we put together the following infographic that spells out, in five simple steps, how you can determine what financial aid you need … Continue reading

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