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Did you take the PSAT in October? Interested in learning how you did?

You can now access your scores from the Oct. PSAT.

Here are the directions for viewing your scores:

1.  View your scores on the My Score Reports

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Start the New Year with these New Year’s resolutions:

1.  Make it a date on your phone!  Use your phone to track your school and personal life deadlines.

2.  Learn about yourself.  Take a personality or learning styles survey.  Find …

COMPLETING THE FAFSA FINANCIAL AID APPLICATION

Have you been receiving emails about “filing the FAFSA” since October from colleges or your high school counseling office?  Are you wondering what information you need in order to file a FAFSA?

What is the FAFSA?

The Free Application For

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sen·ior·i·tis
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a supposed affliction of students in their final year of high school or college, characterized by a decline in motivation or performance. (Google)

Do not let Senioritis get the best of you… Now that your first …

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It’s high season for college applications. Students are polishing off college essays, waiting on final test scores, pushing for that last GPA point. Meanwhile, parents are biting their nails and wrestling with financial aid forms.

So let’s talk about …

8/23/11 The Law Library in the early morning hours during a Day in the Life of the University of Michigan on August 23, 2011.

Do you dream about finding the perfect prom dress? Or the perfect hamburgers (In and Out comes to mind)?  How about the perfect college?  How do you know which college is perfect? You need to know what is important to …

Money for College
Paying for college is often compared to paying for airline tickets. No two people pay the same price. What will your costs be at college? How much you pay for college depends on so many factors.  Knowing what those factors …
SAT subject tests - What are they and do I need to take them

SAT Subject tests are based on curriculum you have in class.  It’s an opportunity to demonstrate your mastery of a particular subject. According to the College Board,

“The SAT Subject Tests offer you an additional opportunity to show colleges what …

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In your Junior, Sophomore and Freshman years of high school is when you need to begin conducting career exploration and thinking about majors. Remember that when completing college applications as a senior, you are asked to select a major.  Here …

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How competitive for admissions will you be? This is based on several factors. Some factors are more measurable in the college applications process than others. The easily measured factors include:

Your GPA

Your tests scores on ACT, AP, SAT or …

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Throughout your high school years, you will need to make decisions regarding when to take your standardized tests (SAT and ACT) in support of your college admissions process. Here is some information …

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As we get closer to the November 1st college admissions deadline, here are 4 ways for seniors to keep sane during these last few days before the early applications are due!

 

Set up Application Plans. Know what is…
Preparing for the PSAT

The PSAT has some differences from years past. What are the key changes made to the PSAT?

Guessing Penalty eliminated. Feel free to guess an answer. No deductions are taken for incorrect answers on the PSAT.  So guess away!…

CHOOSING FOR OR AGAINST RIGOR IN YOUR HIGH SCHOOL CURRICULUM

When applying to colleges, which is better? To have the honor of Valedictorian at your high school (perhaps taking less hard classes to make that happen), or taking the hardest classes possible and sacrificing the chance to be valedictorian?  Does …

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