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All about Transferring; Day in the Life of Financial Aid Officers

Tune into this episode of Getting In: A College Coach Conversation to learn all about the college transfer process, plus a day in the life of a financial aid officer.

Posted on February 15th, 2024 by Shannon Vasconcelos, College Finance Consultant
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Career Pathways: Teaching K-12

Whether you decide to be a teacher before college, during college, or after, there is a pathway to certification and employment.

Posted on February 14th, 2024 by Lisa Albro, College Admissions Consultant
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Parent Support; Engineering Nuts & Bolts; Financial Aid Awareness

Tune into this episode of Getting In: A College Coach Conversation to hear the inside scoop on engineering majors.

Posted on February 7th, 2024 by Ian Brook Fisher, College Admissions Consultant
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Is the SAVE Student Loan Repayment Plan Right for Me?

The SAVE Plan may result in lower payments for many student loan borrowers; are you one of them?

Posted on February 6th, 2024 by Michelle Clifton, College Finance Consultant
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The Athletic Recruitment Process; College Research

Tune into Getting In: A College Coach Conversation to learn the ins and outs of the college athletic recruitment process, plus how to research colleges.

Posted on January 31st, 2024 by Elizabeth Heaton, College Admissions Consultant
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5 Reasons to Consider Community College

More and more students are considering community college, whether to save tuition dollars before transferring to a four-year university, or to get training to enter the workforce.

Posted on January 29th, 2024 by Jeanne Mahan, College Finance Consultant
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College List Building; Campus Visit Tips; FAFSA Rollout

Tune into Getting In: A College Coach Conversation to learn how to build a college list from start to finish, plus college visits tips and FAFSA updates.

Posted on January 24th, 2024 by Shannon Vasconcelos, College Finance Consultant
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Love UNC? More Great Universities in the Southeast U.S.!

If you really like southeastern schools like UNC Chapel Hill, the University of Georgia, or Miami, but need more balance on your college list, check out these schools.

Posted on January 22nd, 2024 by Tova Javetz, College Admissions Consultant
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Senior Grades Matter; Job Search for College Seniors; Loan Debt

In this episode, we discuss the job search process for college students, why senior year grades matter, and the role of student loan debt on financial well-being.

Posted on January 17th, 2024 by Ian Brook Fisher, College Admissions Consultant
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Why It’s Not Too Soon to Start Planning Your Summer

Who doesn’t want to think ahead to summer? It’s not too soon to begin planning summer activities to deepen interests, help your community, or try something new.

Posted on January 11th, 2024 by Michael Yager, College Admissions Consultant
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