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Spring Into 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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How to Shop for Colleges (The CA$H Podcast)

The CA$H Podcast #90 –“How to Shop for Colleges-Tips for Zeroing in on Cost” Estrela's Laura Cobb recently joined Adam Koós, President of Libertas Wealth Management Group, Inc. for The CA$H Podcast. Laura and Adam talk about shopping for college with your teenager so that you can get the most bang for your buck. 
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Paying for College Through Military Service

One of the many benefits offered to U.S. active duty service personnel and veterans is help with education and training costs. However, weighing your choices and opportunities can be overwhelming with some programs administered by your branch of service and others through the Veteran’s Administration.  There are also outside scholarships specifically for active duty, veterans and dependents. ...
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What’s In A Name?

Each year Harvard Law School publishes a list of the undergraduate institutions attended by their incoming class of aspiring lawyers. Since stumbling upon this gem a few years ago it has become a staple in our toolbox of resources that we share with students and families. Why, you might ask? It’s simple…
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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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