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The Coronavirus and College Admissions: Part 1

Last Updated on Apr 20, 2020 9:27:01 AM

It isn’t all bad news: We’ll get through this current crisis, and the sun will still come up tomorrow – and the next day, and the next – but it’s very serious news right now, and the landscapes illuminated by those sunrises are certain to be different from those we’ve known. What follows are some ways in which colleges, students, and their parents will be affected by past, present, and likely future.

Topics: College Admission, College Application, Financial Aid, Scholarship

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Topics: College Admission, College Application, Financial Aid, Scholarship

Looking for Scholarship Money for College?

Last Updated on Oct 15, 2019 9:20:15 AM

By a very wide margin, the single best sources of scholarship money are the colleges themselves. If you’re eligible for a moderate-to-substantial amount of need-based aid, you should look for schools that meet at least 80% of need. If you’re not eligible for much or any need-based aid but will need outside funds to make college affordable, then sources of outside scholarships can be helpful.

Topics: Scholarship

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Topics: Scholarship