Author Archives: Dana Fulton

Getting ready for junior year

Your junior year is a good time to start preparing in earnest for college, and making a step-by-step plan to work through next year’s applications. Meet with your school counselor about the year ahead. Ensure that your courses and your … Continue reading

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How to plan for college costs

Senior year is decision-making time for college-bound students. For many families, cost is a big part of that decision. As you and your student work through college choices, take some time to work through the cost details, so you’re certain … Continue reading

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Succeeding at your first semester at college

Now that your paperwork is in and you’ve made a financial plan, it’s time to register for classes. College can be very different from high school, so take a look at some of the ways you can prepare for the … Continue reading

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Five Advanced Placement study tips your teacher won’t tell you

Advanced Placement (AP) tests may require a lot of time and effort, but they can be well worth it. A good AP score can save you on college tuition and free up time in your academic schedule to pursue your … Continue reading

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Five hacks for high school seniors

Senior year can be an adventure filled with hard work and well-deserved festivities. However, even through the air of celebration, you’re probably starting to think about all that lies ahead. Here are some senior year hacks to keep you cool … Continue reading

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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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