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Navigating the Ups and Downs: Mental Health Support on Campus

Each year on October 10th people around the world recognize World Mental Health Day, a day to recognize mental health advocacy and awareness. Within the world of higher education, mental health awareness has become of increasing importance. While the high school years can certainly be stressful, the college experience brings with it a whole new array of potential stressors. Living away from home, ...
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To Apply or Not Apply for Need-Based Aid: Who Should Check the Box?

It’s no secret that during these uncertain economic times, colleges are having a more challenging time than ever maintaining balanced operating budgets.  And while the question of whether or not families should apply for need-based financial aid comes up every year, the idea that there may be an “admissions edge” when not applying for financial aid seems to be more relevant than ever.  So, who ...
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Financial Aid Prep 101: Timelines, Definitions, and How to Get Started

Amy Rice September 27, 2021 FAFSA, financial aid, CSS Profile
While students are knee-deep in the exciting college application process, it’s important not to forget about the other piece to the puzzle - financial aid! The two main forms for financial aid open October 1st, and we’ve got everything you need to know in order to successfully begin the process.
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College Search Lessons from Lasso

A few months ago I was chatting with a friend about how little time I spend watching TV shows because there’s just not anything that’s captured my interest lately. 
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