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Homeschool Senior Year Checklist

Homeschool Senior Year Checklist

Your homeschool senior year is here. Whether this is a time of excitement for your student or terror for you as a parent, there’s no need to worry. This checklist has everything you need to prepare...

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Things to Do This Summer for Teens

Things to Do This Summer for Teens

What will you do this summer? Summer can be a notoriously wasted three months for students. But it's also a great time to develop skills, passion, and purpose, and of course, have fun. Parents:...

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Resources for Summer College Prep

Resources for Summer College Prep

These resources for students and families can help with college prep during the summer months. While summer is fun, it’s also the best time for students to build skills and push themselves to reach...

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Test Scores and College Admissions

Test Scores and College Admissions

Should you include test scores in your college admissions or skip sharing scores at test-optional schools? Why Colleges Become Test-Optional Over 1,800 colleges and universities became test-optional...

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The New FAFSA Is Here

The New FAFSA Is Here

The New FAFSA Is Here (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) The new FAFSA opened as a soft launch on December 31, 2023. The FAFSA is generally available 24/7 but may be briefly unavailable for...

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Applying to Test-Optional Colleges

Applying to Test-Optional Colleges

Many more colleges and universities now no longer require students to submit a standardized test score for admission. Submitting an ACT or SAT score is now often optional. But the test is optional...

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