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Amber Gilsdorf

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Tips for Navigating Virtual College Fairs

Every year, March ushers in the Spring season, college basketball madness, and this year (thanks to COVID) a generous selection of virtual college fairs. A college fair can be a great way to learn more about schools you are already considering and/or to explore schools you haven’t even considered yet. Best of all, a college fair is an excellent way to demonstrate interest in the schools you may ...
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Dos and Don'ts of Appealing a Financial Aid Award

Ah...February. The month of Hallmark’s favorite holiday. Also the month during which colleges will start to send out financial aid information. Quick caveat: this will only be for the schools to which your student has already been accepted. Colleges with April 1 notification dates will package the financial aid with the acceptance information.
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What to do While You Wait for Your College Admission Decisions

The perilous moment when your finger hovers over the “Submit” button has passed. College applications are in. Deadlines have come and gone (or will soon). Now what? We wait… And wait… No! There is much to be accomplished after “Submit.” Do not fall into the trap of “being done.” Instead, consider these tips for channeling any nervous energy while you wait for your college admission decisions.
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College Admission Testing in the Era of COVID-19

“What should I do about testing?” 
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7 Unique, Weird, and Downright Awesome College Traditions

Traditions can be a marvelous thing. They ground us to the past, inspire nostalgia, and occasionally make absolutely no sense whatsoever. The traditions below fit all of said categories, but best of all, provide a fun distraction from current events! Enjoy!
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