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3 Tips for Maintaining Your Faith While on Campus

  Attending a religious institution is not the only way to keep your faith in college. When entering into unfamiliar territory - whether it be a new city, state, or just a new neighborhood in your hometown - establishing a new faith community can be a steady constant in one of the biggest transition times of your life. Here are 3 tips to help you keep the faith as you move into this new season:
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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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Teen Talk: Navigating Holiday Conversations

Depending on where you are in the college process, the holidays are either the most wonderful - or the most dreadful - time of the year. Maybe you’re an early decision student, visibly full of relief that all your applications are submitted, but internally still anxiously awaiting decisions from all of your schools. Maybe you heard back just before Thanksgiving that you didn’t get into your top ...
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Let's Get Started! Summer Tips for Rising Sophomores and Juniors

For those of us living in the northern half of the U.S., the weather makes summer feel like a LONG way off. But, in reality, it’s already April and school will be out before we know it. Summer is a great time for outdoor BBQs, swimming with friends, and catching up on some ZZZ’s after a busy end of the year. It is also the perfect time to work on your college planning process!
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Estrela's Rice Named President of Emerging Leaders Association

Estrela Consulting College Planning Team member, Amy Rice, has recently been named President of the College Now Greater Cleveland Emerging Leaders Association (ELA). Amy succeeds Estrela Founder, Kristina Dooley, who served as the inaugural President of the ELA. According to College Now, the ELA is "a group of young professionals who are passionate about College Now’s work and are looking to ...
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