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Is College Abroad Right For You?

Is College Abroad Right For You?

Considering college outside of the United States presents a unique set of challenges and opportunities for American students. If your student is planning to include international schools in their college list, read on for an overview from SFC Counselor Adele Horwitz...

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Campus Safety for LGBTQ Students

Campus Safety for LGBTQ Students

Now that your student will be on their own at college, it’s a comfort to know that they’re in an environment that has infrastructure in place to protect and support the school’s population. For students in the LGBTQ community, concerns about health and safety may be...

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De-stress Your College Essay

De-stress Your College Essay

Attention, rising seniors: summer is the perfect time to work on your college essay! Also known as your personal statement, this essay is an opportunity for college admissions readers to get to know you beyond your transcript and test scores. It may seem daunting to...

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Female Students with ADHD: How IECS Can Help

Female Students with ADHD: How IECS Can Help

by Eric Endlich, Ph.D.|Originally published Jul 31, 2021| ADHD, College special accommodations, High school students, LD, Parenting, Special needs accommodations in college for LD with Sharon Saline, Psy.D. Nia had been so excited to go to college. She’d been...

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Financial Basics for College-bound Students

Financial Basics for College-bound Students

As your student embarks on their first year of college, you’ve helped to prepare them with the necessary tools for their transition into a more independent lifestyle. One of the most important skills to develop during this transitional period is financial literacy....

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Time to Decide

Time to Decide

After months and even years of researching colleges and programs, submitting applications, and receiving acceptances, the moment has almost arrived: it’s almost time for your child to decide which college they will officially be attending! As they make this exciting...

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The Wait is Almost Over

The Wait is Almost Over

Part of the college application process is acclimating to a new glossary of terms and acronyms, some of which are more intuitive than others. As we move into the final part of the application cycle and seniors start to hear back from the schools to which they applied,...

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How Extended Family Can Help

How Extended Family Can Help

Sending a student off to college is a team effort: your child’s success is a result of their own hard work, but they’ve received help along the way from teachers, parents, counselors, and extended family members. This help comes in the form of emotional support,...

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Leveraging Team Work

Leveraging Team Work

Considered to be one of the essential 21st century skills, teamwork is programmed into most colleges and fields of study as part of blended learning. At a recent (pre-Covid) presentation at UNH, I was inspired by the Director of Admissions when he described the role...

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Testimonials

“ Adele was a fantastic counselor for Ansley. She was informative, knowledgeable, kind, and insightful. We definitely learned lots about the admissions process and were guided appropriately. Adele reviewed essays, had weekly calls, and provided the necessary structure to meet all deadlines effectively and efficiently. I would recommend Adele to anyone entering the college admissions process!”
“Todd is a psychologist and former finance professional who has faculty teaching experience at the college level. He is more experienced and insightful regarding the college selection process than any other person I know in the private sector of college counseling. He has counseled more than a few thousand students and families in applying to and enrolling at the best college option. He reduces the stress of this process through his vast knowledge and his counseling talents. He also has a great sense of humor. He is a dynamic fellow who knows what he is talking about and cares about his the students and parents. His expertise in psychology is apparent in his strategic approach to the process of selecting and paying for college.”

Don Bishop
VP Enrollment, University of Notre Dame

“Todd Fothergill has been a faculty member at Boston Tax Institute, Ltd. since June 1998. He developed a first-of-a-kind, 8 hour CPE course – “Strategies For College” – which has been attended by several hundred Certified Public Accountants over the past two plus decades. He has also provided this course for a number of state CPA societies in New England. Todd’s course typically receives excellent reviews and is a mainstay in our spring curriculum. He is an excellent instructor.”

Lucien Gauthier
President, Boston Tax Institute, Ltd.

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Federal Student Aid

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