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April 8th #askfriday

You were just accepted into your first-choice college, but once you received your financial aid package, you are suddenly unsure about how your family can pay for your education. Not to worry—many of our students have the same question on their minds! This week, a Twitter follower asked about the many financial aid packages and […]

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February 26th #askfriday

This week a facebook follower asked for an answer to a financial aid question specific to his particular situation. Until recently we had no way to help him because we had no resources to provide in-depth analysis of a specific question for a single individual. So, we listened to your needs! Within the next two weeks, […]

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How the College Applications Process is Like Dating

People always laugh at me when I say the college process is like dating. But after 10+ years in the industry, I still agree with my analogy. In fact, I think it only gets better with time. Here are a few snippets so that you can see what I mean: Your Expectations… You have certain […]

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How to Be Yourself in Your College Essays

Time and time again, you will hear college admissions representatives say to “be yourself” in your college essays. I find that many of my students struggle with this because they RATHER be the student that the college wants to admit (versus being truly themselves). And, really, who can blame them? College admissions are high-stakes, and […]

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October 10th #askfriday

We have a question from one of our repeat #askfriday participant. I love it when we have repeat participant. The question: Here is another question. This is about picking a major. A counselor advised us to choose a major like History and then after your freshman year at college, transfer to Computer science ( both […]

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Why I love #askfriday

During the week our Twitter and Facebook followers, submit UC and CSU application questions with the hashtag#askfriday.  On Fridays we post the answers on our social media sites. Most of our competitors charge a lot of money for connecting students with college counselors, because these are highly qualified individuals who share highly valued information.  Why […]

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What a “Good Fit” college means to you

What does it really mean to have a college be a “Good Fit” for you? Good fit is highly subjective. That means you have to do some investigating on what you actually want and are looking for from a university. Before I knew what a “Good Fit” school was for me, I had my ideas […]

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Community College vs. 4-Year Colleges

The following post is a true personal story from one of our college counselors…. It’s a hard topic to cover because so much of this choice is based on individual situations. So, I am going to use myself as an example. I am the eldest of 4 and the first to attend college. My parental […]

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