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Essay Writing

Just Write: Advice About the College Essay

It’s true that, as colleges are focusing less on standardized tests (ACT and SAT) to influence admission decisions, they are focusing more on subjective things like the activity resume, recommendations and essays.  You can find more information about the resume here, and more information about recommendations here.

However, the importance of the college essay can lead some students to become nearly paralyzed when trying to write it.  They often feel like they have to get in front of a computer and, in one sitting, write the best essay they have ever written.  Talk about pressure! That would be nearly impossible for anyone to do.

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Financial Aid

Setting Your College Financial Plan Early

By Campus Bound Founder, President and Financial Aid Lead, Gregg Cohen

I’ve heard people use the expression that being a parent can bring some long days but short years.  The time can fly and there is no way to slow it down.   Having helped thousands of people with the financial side of college, I know that many feel the same way about the prospect of paying for college.   Generally speaking, this isn’t a deadline you can move.  Unlike your retirement, where you may decide to delay a couple of years or get a second job, the first college bill will come quickly, in the summer after high school graduation.

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Disability Services

Students With Disabilities Have Many Post-High School Options

Once upon a time, students with learning and other disabilities, rarely, if ever, pursued post-secondary education. But, thankfully, times have changed and there are many different options available for students who need extra support. In this blog, we outline several options, each with their own advantages, disadvantages, and specific populations they serve.

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