Thinking about Hiring a Private Admissions Professional? 10 Questions To Ask in the Process.

Nothing about the admissions process is easy. Many families will decide to hire a private admissions consultant for additional help. If you identify your needs and expectations and then ask the right questions, you can choose the best private admissions consultant for your family. Use the Top 10 Questions to Ask a Private Admissions Consultant …

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3 Texas Colleges with Generous Merit Aid

Paying for college is a significant expense. Families must identify all the considerations and options for paying for college, including merit aid scholarships. Here are three colleges in Texas that offer generous merit aid scholarships. Conduct your own personalized merit aid search at MeritMore.Use the MeritMore free merit search tool to identify colleges with generous …

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Financial Hack: The New Paradigm for College Admissions List Building

Safety, Target, and Reach College Lists are Dead A couple of decades ago, building a college list based on your chances of admission—safety, target, reach—was a smart strategy. College costs weren’t as high as they are today and more students were vying for fewer spots. Fast forward 20+ years, students have over 5,000 colleges to …

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How to Assess Acceptance Likelihood and Affordability of a College

You’ve done the work to measure your level of interest in all the schools on your big college list. Now it’s time to determine if you can get admitted to a school and if you can afford it. Step three in the SMART college list building process is assess acceptance likelihood and affordability. This is …

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