Eight Myths about Financial Aid

There is some common misunderstanding about financial aid for college bound families. The infographic below illustrates 8 of the most common myths surrounding the world of financial aid.  For more information regarding scholarships and financial aid, please...

Crafting an Application Essay That ‘Pops’

During the 2011 NACAC (National Association of College Admission Counseling) national conference, over 5,000 college admissions officers and counslors gathered from all over the world in New Orleans to share the trends and insights on college admissions. The Choice...

Roadmap To College

Going to college is a no-brainer. But how to get there is a more difficult question to answer. No matter you are a high school freshman or senior, here’s a simple roadmap to college for you: I am a high school freshman. Plan Discover Do Find a school counselor,...

The Early-Bird Dilemma

When Harvard, Princeton, and the University of Virginia announced last fall that they would drop their early admissions options because they gave an unfair advantage to affluent students, many college counselors held their breath. Would early decision go the way of...

Tough Times for Girls?

The University of Richmond, like many small liberal arts colleges, has its roots in single-sex education. The campus, which sits on a picturesque 350 acres of woodland a few miles outside the Virginia state capital, was once two schools: Westhampton and Richmond...

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