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So You Want to Be a Lawyer? Here’s How To Get Through Law School Without Spending a Fortune

Law school can be a daunting prospect, especially for an ambitious student of limited means. While it is true the employment prospects for someone with a law degree are considerably enhanced compared to someone without a graduate education, the cost of getting from here to there can be prohibitive, even in the best of circumstances. […]

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College Prep Q&A: College Applications

Completing college applications fully and accurately is an important aspect of the college prep process. Below are the 4 top tips for developing attractive college applications. Parents, encourage your teen to read and implement the following tips! 1. Don’t wait until the last minute! I remember creating a schedule to make sure my college applications were […]

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5 Financial Aid Planning Tips Every Parent Needs to Know

Financial aid makes attending college possible for many students. It comes in various forms and amounts, but the process of paying for college starts long before the acceptance letter arrives. Here are some things to keep in mind about financial aid so that the college dream becomes a reality for you. 1. Submit the FAFSA […]

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Help Your Teen Prepare for College Over Summer Break

They know what your teen did last summer. College admissions officers, that is. Colleges treasure applicants who challenge themselves and push their boundaries, both inside and outside the classroom. As students spend the academic year balancing course work, extracurriculars, athletics, test preparation, and (almost forgot) a social life, summers offer invaluable opportunities to take advanced courses, […]

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Learn the 4 Stages of Your Teen’s College Prep Process

  Access to college begins in the middle and high school years. There are 4 stages to college readiness: •         Desire/interest (research: 6th) •         Planning (prior to high school) •         Application (sophomore to senior year) •         Admissions (point of contact) In elaborating on each stage below, we will provide specific tips that students and parents can do to support […]

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