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Understanding College Financial Aid Awards

If you submitted financial aid applications (FAFSA and possibly the CSS Profile) along with college applications, then acceptances may come with financial aid awards. Sometimes colleges mail an actual letter, but they might also be in a section of the student’s application portal for each college. Financial aid includes grants (gift aid that doesn’t have… Continue reading Understanding College Financial Aid Awards

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High School Transcripts and Recommendations

It’s important to understand the role your school counselors and teachers have in supporting your college applications. Many colleges require a copy of your transcript sent directly from your high school. In addition, school profiles, counselor recommendations, and teacher recommendations can provide important context to your application. Your school may use Naviance, Scoir, Maia, or… Continue reading High School Transcripts and Recommendations