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Featured College: Castleton State College

A representative from Castleton State will be visiting Fort Plain High School on October 24.

Quick Facts:  Located two hours from Fort Plain, Castleton State College is nestled between the Adirondacks and the Green Mountains of Vermont.  75 more words

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Fee Waivers

Junior and Senior years get expensive!  The costs of college courses, SATs, AP exams, and college applications really add up.  Fee waivers can be a useful tool in keeping these costs down.  155 more words

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Enchanted Ivy

Title:Enchanted Ivy

Author: Sarah Beth Durst

Genre: Young Adult Fantasy

Length: 310 pages

It was the matte finish that got me.  So many young adult fantasy novels have the glossy cover that screams: I’m complete brain candy and will rot your mind! 302 more words


College Application How To: Early Decision, Early Action or Regular Decision?

October 22, 2014

By Rob Welborn

Hello from the busiest part of my year. Over the past several weeks, I have been meeting with the majority of my clients and their families, helping anxious students and stressed-out parents with admission and scholarship deadlines, applications, essays, and more. 727 more words


The Importance of Campus Visits

I visited Lake Forest College for the first time recently.

I had never been to campus before; despite having grown up in the Chicago area, my exposure to the North Shore was limited to listening to the melodic tunes of Norah Jones at Ravinia. 352 more words

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Parent alert: Millions start college but don’t finish (Examiner)

Over the past two decades, more than 31 million students started college but failed to graduate according to Signature Report 7 from the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center in conjunction with the University of Indiana’s Project on Academic Success.

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College Fair is TONIGHT!

Reminder!  The College Fair is tonight at FMCC, from 6:30-8:00.  Hope to see our juniors and seniors there!

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