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Nut Free to Kosher: Tips for Navigating the College Dining Hall Scene

 
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Is a Gap Year Right for You?

Amy Rice February 19, 2020 Amy Rice, gap year, gapyear
What is a gap year? How do you know if a gap year is right for you? As if navigating which college to attend wasn’t enough of a decision already, after all the work of applications and deadlines, now I have to decide whether or not I even want to go?!
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New Survey Finds What Colleges are Really Looking for in Applicants

The Independent Educational Consultants Association (IECA) released this month its 2020 ranking of What Colleges Look for in High School Students, based on a nationwide survey of IECA members. While grades and standardized test scores are near the top of these annual rankings, a number of significant changes and surprises are challenging the assumptions about college admissions. Number 1 on the ...
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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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Estrela's Poulios Named to Connecticut River Valley Chamber Board

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