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Category: College Preparation

Nadyja Von Ebers

The Ultimate Guide to Completing Your FAFSA Application

What is FAFSA? Learn all about the FAFSA deadline, how to complete a FAFSA application, and answers to help you earn the financial aid you need.

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Nadyja Von Ebers

How To Calculate Your GPA (Bonus GPA Calculator Worksheet)

You probably know that your GPA plays a huge role in high school and your college applications. Whether you’re a freshman or a senior, we’ll explain everything you need to know about grade point averages, and show you how to calculate GPA results on your own with Magoosh’s free, downloadable GPA calculator.

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Myka Yamasaki

Perks of a Small College

Have you considered going to a small liberal arts college as opposed to a large university? Well if you haven’t, here are a few characteristics of liberal arts colleges that you should really consider!

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Elise Gout

College Apps Are Done… So Now What?

The holidays are finally coming up! Which means, for better or worse, so are the last of the college application deadlines. Given the unprecedented amount of energy that you’ve surely been putting into the process – you are probably not too keen on thinking about the new work that lies ahead.

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Elise Gout

Narrowing Down Your College Acceptances

If you are reading this post, you deserve a huge congratulations! You’ve been accepted into more than one college, and regardless of what those schools are, it’s an accomplishment to be proud of.

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Dana Sinclair

I submitted my college apps, now what?

Submitting college applications can be a weight lifted off your shoulders. All seniors applying to college know how tedious and stressful they can be and once they are submitted, it is like a breathe of fresh air. Now that your college apps are in, what do you do? What goals are there to strive for?

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Myka Yamasaki

If You Didn’t Get in Early Decision

For those who didn’t get into their early decision school, it’s going to be ok. Here are a couple things you should hear.

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Dana Sinclair

Are College Visits Worthwhile?

It’s popular, especially junior year of high school, to go and visit colleges that you may apply to your senior year. While touring campus’s seem like a fun way to learn about a school, is it really worth the time? Here are some pros and cons to consider!

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Nadira Berman

What The College Tour Guide Doesn’t Tell You About UPenn

While college tours can be helpful, there’s a lot of information that the tour guides have to leave out. So I’m here to give you a real student’s perspective. Here’s what the tour and info session won’t teach you about the University of Pennsylvania.

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Elise Gout

Getting the Most Out of College Essay Revision

We’re about a month into the school year which means, ideally, you should be about a month into writing your college application essays.

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