Category: College Fit

Early College Programs

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Early College Programs

Learn About FAFSA

Learn about FAFSA and how it can help pay for college

The new Free Application for Federal Student Aid or FAFSA opens each year October 1. What does that mean for high school seniors and their parents? Read on to learn about FAFSA, why it matters, and where to get help completing the FAFSA. What… Continue Reading “Learn About FAFSA”

Space Force Training at the Air Force Academy

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The Space Force became the newest branch of the US military in 2019, and the US Air Force Academy (USAFA) commissions about 100 cadets as Space Force officers each year. This is around 10% of each graduating class. To prepare cadets for future Space… Continue Reading “Space Force Training at the Air Force Academy”

What Will College Cost?

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How much will you pay for college?

Tips for Finding College Fit

Use these tips to start building your college list

Researching College Majors

How to Research College Majors

Understanding College Costs

Learn about FAFSA and how it can help pay for college

Many families have misconceptions about college pricing and financial aid. They might be the result of lack of experience or dated information. They could also stem from viewing results in a friend’s situation as a universal truth, rather than the result of a combination… Continue Reading “Understanding College Costs”

What Are Selective Colleges?

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What is college selectivity?

Start Thinking About Financial Fit

What is Financial Fit?

Narrowing the Search

When a student starts contemplating what colleges might be a good fit, it can feel overwhelming. How do you trim a list of thousands of colleges down to something manageable to do research on? I’ve heard of students who picked colleges by choosing which… Continue Reading “Narrowing the Search”

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