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May 2016 Newsletter: Here’s to the Class of 2020 … What’s Next?

May 2016 Newsletter Here's to the Class of 2020 ... What's Next? Happy May! May 1st was the deadline for seniors for most college decisions.  Congratulations to all those students who’ve made their choice! Your next step is to build your college funding plan. For many families, that will include some loans. … [Read more...]

April 2016 Newsletter

April 2016 Newsletter Time To Select Your College Happy April! Congratulations to all our seniors! College acceptances and financial aid offers have finally arrived and your powerful decision making time is here.  YOU get to choose your best academic, social, and financial fit college. Parents and students … [Read more...]

Class of 2020 Waitlist Admission Rates and Notification Dates

This month's guest blog is from College Kickstart, an essential companion for savvy college planning that uses the latest admissions data, to make it easier to craft winning college plans that are well balanced, maximize odds and minimize wasted motion. This was originally posted March 31, 2016. Posted in Class of 2020, Waitlist UPDATE … [Read more...]

March 2016 Newsletter

March 2016 Newsletter March Madness! Happy March Madness! If you are the parent of a high school senior, March Madness has a new exciting definition. This March you’ll be scrambling to finish your taxes early, update your FAFSA application, plus send tax returns, special financial circumstances explanations and … [Read more...]

Will My Scholarships Be Taxable?

First, congratulations on winning that scholarship! This is a great question, especially now that it's tax time. Scholarships are generally considered "free money" and not taxed. But...We're talking about taxes, so there are exceptions. Let's take a quick look at which situations are taxable and which are not. Non-Taxable … [Read more...]