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This weekly resource searches main media outlets finding stories that may be of interest to high school counselors, college admission officers and related organizations, and provides links to the original articles. It is published by High School Counselor Marketing.
Expert Tips On How To Get The Most Out Of College Aid, Student Loans And Scholarships
CBS New York - Apr 18, 2018
It’s a very exciting time for high school seniors who are finding out which colleges they’ve been accepted to. It can also be a very overwhelming time for parents as they wonder how they’re going to pay for it all.
Financial Aid Award Letters: What to Look For
Greater Wilmington Business Journal - Apr 13, 2018
Your financial aid award letter has arrived. You open the letter expecting to see exactly how much you’ll have to pay for that education but instead, you’re left scratching your head. The aid package is broken down into a combination of loans, awards, grants and work-study
Here’s What You Need to Know About Online Testing for the ACT and SAT
New York Times - Apr 5, 2018
ACT’s test administrator, Pearson Assessment, uses proctor caching: Each testing location has its own local server, which downloads the test, delivers it to individual students and collects the answers before returning them to Pearson’s home server
Commentary: Time to Ditch the SAT
U.S. News & World Report- Apr 13, 2018
When I was in high school, the SAT had a section on synonyms and antonyms; College Board president David Coleman proclaims that the new SAT no longer tests for knowledge of obscure vocabulary words. Today, nearly every component of the SAT reflects the philosophy of the Common Core. It is doubtful, however, …