College Application Process

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New Year Resolution: Start Your College Research Now!

The best time for starting the college application process is way before your senior year. In fact, the sooner you start with researching colleges, thinking about what extracurricular activities you enjoy, and exploring majors that might interest you, the better for you. You will have a head start once the pressures of writing essays and the actual college application process kick in senior year…

University of California or California State University

California College Application Countdown

Countdown to meet the UC and CSU college application deadline of Nov 30th!
California has two fabulous State University systems: the University of California and the California State University. Both have application deadlines of November 30th. Since the UC as well as the CSU university system is highly regarded, many students from California and beyond are in a hurry to meet the universities’ application deadlines. What’s the difference between the UC and the CSU? Read on to find out…

FAFSA Free Application For Student Aid

5 Things you need to know about the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid)

FAFSA opens its filing season for the 2022-23 school year on October 1st! The US Department of Education uses the FAFSA to determine a student’s eligibility for federal student aid. These can be grants, work-study, and also low cost student loans. However, many colleges use the FAFSA also to assess non-federal student aid, like institutional grants and sometimes also merit aid. Here are 5 things you need to know about the FAFSA.