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Liberal Arts Colleges Where the Most Accepted Students Enroll (US News)

Students may spend weeks, months or years stressing over which college to attend.

Many colleges stress over the same thing, working to maximize the percentage of accepted students who decide to enroll.

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Applying for College Financial Aid – not for the faint of heart

My son turns 18 this month and will graduate from high school in June.  Like his older sister, he applied to a range of schools – public and private, near and far.  936 more words

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How To Talk Your Teen Down from High-Priced Colleges (MainStreet)

“I want to go to University of Miami, because they have an awesome football team,” my daughter, then a junior in high school, announced. “Julie’s going there and I think I can get in, too.”

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3 College Savings Trends to Consider in 2015 (US News)

For many Americans, the beginning of the year is a time to set goals –goals that are often financial. And while getting out of debt, socking away cash for retirement and earning more income are all noble resolutions for 2015, for parents of children near college age and even younger, saving for college is likely at the top of the list.

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How to shape your college visit list (Citizen-Times)

For many students and their families, spring is the time to make final decisions on where they are going to make a college commitments and send in deposits.

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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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7 Cool Majors You Didn’t Know Existed (Her Campus)

The college application process can be a daunting task, especially when it feels like you have too many decisions to make and not enough time to make them.

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