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ASVAB Prep

ASVAB Prep

If you, or someone you know, is preparing to enter the Armed Forces, the ASVAB exam will surely be on your radar. And if you struggle with timed standardized tests, or know that you need to achieve a certain score to obtain the job of your choosing, then ASVAB Prep is probably also on your radar. The ASVAB (Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery) is designed to help enlisted members of the U.S. Armed Forces find the job they are best suited for in the military branch they enter – Army, Marines, Air Force, Navy, or Coast Guard. Continue reading

The Case for College Admissions Counselors

The Case for College Admissions Counselors

College admissions counseling was once believed to be a service reserved for students applying to Ivy league or other ultra-competitive universities. But in a day and age where admissions to most 4-year colleges and universities are highly competitive, and students need every edge to stand out among their peers, there is a growing case for college admissions counselors. Continue reading

Study Tips for Thanksgiving Break

Study Tips for Thanksgiving Break

With the Thanksgiving holiday just a week away, many students are dreaming of turkey and sweet potatoes, time with friends and family, and a welcomed break from school. But students that set aside even a little bit of time to focus on their academics can ensure a solid start when school resumes again. For ideas on how you can keep focused on school this holiday, check out these study tips from Michigan State University for Thanksgiving break: Continue reading

How to Avoid Common FAFSA Mistakes

How to Avoid Common FAFSA Mistakes

If you are applying for financial aid for college in the U.S., you probably already know that you will need to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) in order to have your eligibility for student aid considered.  But did you know that the 2017-18 FAFSA was released on October 1, 2016 – 3 months earlier than in years past? Another big change this year is that older, 2015 taxes will be required for FAFSA submission. The good news is that your application will not need to be updated with 2016 taxes after they’re filed. Both changes were purportedly designed to make filing the FAFSA easier and less time-consuming; however, in order to ensure that your application is processed in a timely and accurate fashion, you still need to be careful to avoid these common FAFSA filing mistakes: Continue reading

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