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For parents, now begins the anxious waiting game for college financial aid (The Washington Post)

For the many high-school seniors who already have submitted their college admissions applications, the season of waiting for an acceptance letter has begun. For their parents, there’s a different anxiety-ridden waiting game: For the financial-aid offers that will spell out just how much this is all going to cost.

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Tips for Parents and Students on How to Pick the Right College (Ivywise)

Students don’t have to go to a highly selective college to get a great education and a good job after graduation. With more than 4,000 colleges and universities in the US, there are plenty of options from which college-bound students can choose.

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10 Colleges That Accepted All Applicants (US News)

While thousands of college applicants each year stress about getting into school, some may be able to take a more relaxed approach toward college admissions.

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How to Set Academic and College Prep Goals for 2015 (Ivywise)

As the New Year approaches, many people are setting goals and resolutions to accomplish in 2015. The onset of a new year is a great opportunity to reflect on the past year and determine what improvements to make in the coming months – whether personally, professionally, or, in the case of many high school students, academically.

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10 Ways to Help Your Teens Deal With College Rejections (Huffington Post)

If you are the lucky parent of a high school senior, then the title of this article probably caught your eye. Yep, this is a tough year for the teens AND for the parents.

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107 Super Safety Schools Still Seeking Students And Offering Tuition Discounts (Forbes)

For many high school seniors the period of late December is filled with a mad scramble to submit applications before the January deadlines. It can create an especially nerve-wracking holiday season, especially for those who were rejected or deferred admission from their first choice early decision colleges.

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The Truth About Rejection by Elite Colleges (DIY College Rankings)

What am I talking about? Let’s start with the joke that in order to get into the elite universities, high school students need to have discovered the cure for cancer or, at the very least, won a Nobel Prize.

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