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What Type of College Application Plan is Best for YOUR Teen?

Most families do not realize there are several types of application plans offered by colleges and universities. Before deciding which application plan is right for your child, you must understand the difference thoroughly. Choosing which is best for your child will help determine what schools to apply to, and the timelines that need to be adhered to when applying to specific schools. There are two application plans: Non-Restrictive Plans and Restrictive Plans. Non-Restrictive Applications Plans allow students to wait until May 1 to confirm enrollment. These include: Regular Decision is the application process in which a student applies to [...]

The Ins and Outs of Building a Realistic College List

Learn about the Ins and Outs of Building a Realistic College List.

Social Media and College Admissions – Updated for 2021

Learn how to choose which type of college scholarship and college funding is right for you.

Benefits of Today’s College Co-Op Programs

These days, the “college internship” can often be viewed as the maximum amount of real-world job experience a college student will get before graduation. In many cases internships are unpaid, and the level of work interns do is a step below the real-world experience an internship is made out to be. For too long, students were forced to accept these internships as a best-case scenario. But now they have options. And one of the best is college cooperative education programs (“co-ops” for short) – which are redefining the college work experience. College co-op programs weave “real world” work experience into a program’s [...]

Options in Higher Education – Specialized Options

The past two blogs have focused on the differences between colleges and universities, and public and independent (private) colleges.  This week's blog will wrap up the variety of other options available when determining what type of school might be right for your teen. National vs. Regional National colleges are institutions whose student body is made up mostly of students from out of state or region of the college.  Regional schools tend to focus on serving the educational needs of the students in their area. National colleges and universities tend to have a larger geographical diversity and are more selective in [...]

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