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COLLEGE ADMISSIONS CONSULTING

College Counseling (and Lessons in Buddhism) for Middle-School Students

Middle school is a time for academic and extracurricular exploration and fun—and also a time to be aware that some decisions may impact opportunities in high school.

Posted on February 1st, 2023 by Djiara Meehan, College Admissions Consultant
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COLLEGE LOAN ADVICE

Proposed Income-Driven Repayment Changes May Make Student Loan Payments More Manageable

The Department of Education proposed significant changes to the income-driven repayment plans. Learn how these changes may make payments more manageable.

Posted on January 26th, 2023 by Michelle Clifton, College Finance Consultant
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Inside the Admissions Review Process; How to Get a Job; College Saving Goals

Tune into our college podcast, Getting In: A College Coach Conversation, for a peek inside the college application review process.

Posted on January 18th, 2023 by Elizabeth Heaton, College Admissions Consultant
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COLLEGE ENTRANCE EXAMS

Does Your PSAT Score Matter?

What does a PSAT score mean these days, especially in the test optional landscape of today’s admissions world?

Posted on January 17th, 2023 by Michael Yager, College Admissions Consultant
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College Applications are In: Now What?

Tune into this episode of Getting In: A College Coach Conversation to learn the next steps now that your college applications have been submitted.

Posted on January 11th, 2023 by Sally Ganga, College Admissions Consultant
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HOW TO PAY FOR COLLEGE

Can You Withdraw from a 401K for Education?

Can and should you make a 401k withdrawal for education? College financial aid consultant Shannon Vasconcelos answers.

Posted on January 10th, 2023 by Shannon Vasconcelos, College Finance Consultant
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Time to Talk Summer Plans; Too Soon to Transfer?; In-State Tuition for Out-of-State Students

Tune into this episode of Getting In: A College Coach Conversation to look ahead to summer opportunities for high school students.

Posted on January 4th, 2023 by Elizabeth Heaton, College Admissions Consultant
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California State University Admissions Update

What are the Cal State University campuses looking for in applicants? College Coach admissions consultant Gabbi Tobias explains.

Posted on January 3rd, 2023 by Gabbi Tobias, College Admissions Consultant
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Medical School Application Timeline

The medical school application timeline can vary student to student, but the steps to be taken are similar for almost all applicants.

Posted on December 29th, 2022 by Lauren DiProspero, College Admissions Consultant
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APPLYING FOR FINANCIAL AID

The Worst Financial Aid Mistake (And How to Fix It!) | College Coach Blog

Have you made this major financial aid mistake? Finance expert Shannon Vasconcelos explains how to fix it.

Posted on December 28th, 2022 by Shannon Vasconcelos, College Finance Consultant
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