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8 Student Loan Repayment Myths Debunked

8 Student Loan Repayment Myths Debunked | CollegeSavvycoach | Scoop.it
Financial aid experts weigh in on the student loan repayment myths they'd like to see vanish.
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3 Healthy Ways to Overcome College Rejection

3 Healthy Ways to Overcome College Rejection | CollegeSavvycoach | Scoop.it
Even if you end up at your safety school, you can maximize the college experience.
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4 College Application Strategies for Gap Year Students

4 College Application Strategies for Gap Year Students | CollegeSavvycoach | Scoop.it
Students taking a year off after high school may face unique challenges when applying to college.
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Can you afford to take a year off?

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Common Application Saturates the College Admissions Market, Critics Say

Common Application Saturates the College Admissions Market, Critics Say | CollegeSavvycoach | Scoop.it
After a student was accepted to all the Ivy League schools, not everyone was cheering. Some say the Common Application system distorts elite college admissions.
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What effect has the Common App really had on college admission?

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What every student should know about scholarships and tuition discounting

What every student should know about scholarships and tuition discounting | CollegeSavvycoach | Scoop.it
There's a lot to familiarize yourself with — the guide can help.
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Advice College Admissions Officers Give Their Own Kids

Advice College Admissions Officers Give Their Own Kids | CollegeSavvycoach | Scoop.it
Admissions officers tell their own children that high school is far more than just a pathway to college — it’s a time for maturation, self-discovery, learning and fun.
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This is great insight.

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Navigating Campus Together

Navigating Campus Together | CollegeSavvycoach | Scoop.it
First-generation faculty can steer first-generation college students toward success.
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This is a great article about first-generation college students.

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End-of-Year Mistakes to Avoid for High School Juniors, Seniors

End-of-Year Mistakes to Avoid for High School Juniors, Seniors | CollegeSavvycoach | Scoop.it
Don't fall victim to these devastating academic slip-ups. 
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As we approach the end of the year, look out for these mistakes.

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Trapped in the Community College Remedial Maze

Trapped in the Community College Remedial Maze | CollegeSavvycoach | Scoop.it
Today, these institutions welcome scores of underprepared students who often have no idea how they ended up behind.
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How a security upgrade makes it harder to apply for financial aid this year

How a security upgrade makes it harder to apply for financial aid this year | CollegeSavvycoach | Scoop.it
Many low-income students and children of undocumented parents are having a harder time finishing their financial aid applications this year.
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Should College Admissions Emphasize Kindness Over Tests?

Should College Admissions Emphasize Kindness Over Tests? | CollegeSavvycoach | Scoop.it
A Harvard report recommends college admissions officers de-emphasize standardized tests, and instead encourage applicants to volunteer.
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Should high school punishments go on college applications?

Should high school punishments go on college applications? | CollegeSavvycoach | Scoop.it
  They are basic yes-no questions that ask whether a college applicant ever got into trouble in high school. Yet they're anything but simple, say some who want run-ins at school or with the law taken out of the college admissions equation.
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Tips For Writing a Great College Admission Essay

Tips For Writing a Great College Admission Essay | CollegeSavvycoach | Scoop.it
Check out these easy to follow tips on writing a great college admission essay
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College Admissions 101: Determining a College List

College Admissions 101: Determining a College List | CollegeSavvycoach | Scoop.it
Many students and parents worry about a college major or the essays, but the first major step is really the college list. The college list is a list o
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Chicago high school's entire graduating class going to college for seventh year in a row

Chicago high school's entire graduating class going to college for seventh year in a row | CollegeSavvycoach | Scoop.it
Chicago prep school's CEO "wowed" by graduating seniors' accomplishments
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Great news again!

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What to do if you lose your financial aid

What to do if you lose your financial aid | CollegeSavvycoach | Scoop.it
Don’t panic. There are steps you can take to fill the gaps.
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An unfortunate reality...

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These 2 teens with similar backgrounds took very different paths to college

These 2 teens with similar backgrounds took very different paths to college | CollegeSavvycoach | Scoop.it
Guadalupe Acevedo is about to graduate from Theodore Roosevelt Senior High School, where most of the students come from low-income homes and the idea of
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These 2 teens with similar backgrounds took very different paths to college

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Why your new SAT score is not as strong as you think it is

Why your new SAT score is not as strong as you think it is | CollegeSavvycoach | Scoop.it
Scores are higher on the new version of the test than on the older version. That doesn't mean kids are smarter.
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Can you say score inflation?

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Companies, Clients and Colleges Are Googling You. Now What?

Companies, Clients and Colleges Are Googling You. Now What? | CollegeSavvycoach | Scoop.it
Your online presence is one of the best ways to build identity capital and invest in your future.
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I talk to students about this all of the time!

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3 Freshman Year Questions to Ask Your High School Counselor

3 Freshman Year Questions to Ask Your High School Counselor | CollegeSavvycoach | Scoop.it
It's not too early to start thinking about college and career goals.
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Make sure that you are asking the right questions.

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What your college major says about your job potential

What your college major says about your job potential | CollegeSavvycoach | Scoop.it
Unemployment for millennials with a college degree fell 4.9% and median incomes rose to $43,000
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Thousands Of High School Students Take Newly Revamped SAT Test

Thousands Of High School Students Take Newly Revamped SAT Test | CollegeSavvycoach | Scoop.it
The college admissions exam has undergone extensive changes to be closer aligned to what students are learning in school. Breaking News, Sports, Weather, Traffic And The Best of NY
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This law school will accept the GRE from applicants; will others follow?

This law school will accept the GRE from applicants; will others follow? | CollegeSavvycoach | Scoop.it
Would-be lawyers applying to the University of Arizona College of Law have an alternative to the Law School Admission Test.
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College Admissions Essay Writing Do's and Don'ts

College Admissions Essay Writing Do's and Don'ts | CollegeSavvycoach | Scoop.it
The process of applying for colleges can be incredibly exhausting and time consuming. One of the toughest aspects of submitting a college application is the ad…
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Father Knows Best: Admissions Advice From a College President Dad

Father Knows Best: Admissions Advice From a College President Dad | CollegeSavvycoach | Scoop.it
As a college president - and a college parent - I have a dual familiarity with the college search and admissions process. I understand intimately how we,...
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