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At Strategies For College, we strongly encourage parents to start planning their financial strategy for their student’s higher education before their senior year of high school. This process involves quite a bit of research and should include a careful, honest...
It’s September, the beginning of a new school year, which also means the college application season has arrived. At SFC, we think of this as the time when we switch from the strategic planning phase to the tactical phase of our engagement. For seniors, this is where...
One of the ongoing changes since the pandemic is the continued integration of virtual and digital elements into academic life. I spoke to Morris Kohanfars, who works at the test preparation company ArborBridge, to learn more about the upcoming shift to a digital...
According to surveys conducted by The National Assessment of Educational Progress in 2022, the rates at which teenagers read for fun have declined even further nationwide since 2019. That year, the NAEP determined that the number of 8th-graders who read...
In our previous newsletter, we discussed the impact social media may have on teenagers during the college process. Here is the second in the two-part series, in which we look at how parents may be influenced by social media during the same period of time. Nowadays,...
The following is the first of a two-part series about the impact of social media on the college search process; in this newsletter, we look at the students’ relationship with social media. Keep an eye on your inbox for the second part of the series in our next...
Springtime is the season for new growth, full of anticipation for the coming summer months. For high school seniors, this typical excitement is not only due to the longer days and warmer weather, but because they are finally going to decide their future. On or before...
Some colleges send out their financial aid offers along with their acceptance letters, though others may send them a couple weeks later as a follow-up to the initial acceptance. Financial aid is determined by a school based on the information in the FAFSA and/or CSS...
Could you tell the difference between text generated by a robot and text written by a high school student? It may be more difficult than you think. ChatGPT was only launched in November 2022, but the artificial intelligence-powered chatbot’s explosion in popularity...
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 receive notices from the schools to which they applied, it...
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