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Choosing the right college for you: Part II – Financial Aid

Welcome to the second post of our new series on choosing the right college for you. Last time, we discussed the role that the cost of college can play in your decision making process. Another aspect of that issue will … Continue reading

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College Admissions – Williams College

Williams College was ranked as the number one liberal arts college in America by the 2012 U.S. News and World Report. It is considered a feeder school for many top business, law, and medical schools. With an 2010 endowment of $1,468,492,932, … Continue reading

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How to Afford College: 5 Tips For Saving College Funds

Here’s a hard-to-swallow but easy-to-understand three-word fact for you: College isn’t cheap. And it doesn’t appear to be getting any cheaper. Cornell Economics Professor Ronald Ehrenberg pointed out that tuition has been known to “regularly outstrip growth in median family … Continue reading

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Mid-Semester College Update

Okay guys and gals, as we head into the second half of the school year, we want to remind you of where you should be during this point in your college preparation process. So here is a friendly reminder for … Continue reading

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Cash-Money for College: Five Tips to Line Your Pockets With

With the general economic downturn and the rising costs of higher education, finding extra dollars for college has become no easy task. If you’re the type of student who heads up the local National Honor Society and spends the weekend … Continue reading

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How To Apply For Financial Aid For College

Applying for college is a long, multi-step process. Even after you get in, there remain many important questions, especially: how are you going to pay for college? Never fear, that’s why College Compass is here! Applying for financial aid can … Continue reading

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