Record low admitted-Harvard-Stanford-Yale-MIT- et all

April 20, 2010
Stanford received more than 32,000 applications to the Class of 2014, and admitted 2,300 students. Stanford Admits 7.2% - Record Low A record-low 6.9% of applicants were accepted to the Harvard College Class of 2014. Applications exceeded 30,000 for the first time ever, Columbia College received 21,747 applications total, up from 21,274 last year and […]

Stanford received more than 32,000 applications to the Class of 2014, and admitted 2,300 students. Stanford Admits 7.2% – Record Low A record-low 6.9% of applicants were accepted to the Harvard College Class of 2014. Applications exceeded 30,000 for the first time ever, Columbia College received 21,747 applications total, up from 21,274 last year and […]

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Who we know we are

April 18, 2010
Quoted on Good Morning Arizona as “local expert on everything when it comes to college.” People all across the United States turn to the premier college planning consultants in Arizona, which can be found at AZCollegePlanning.com, this website.

Quoted on Good Morning Arizona as “local expert on everything when it comes to college.” People all across the United States turn to the premier college planning consultants in Arizona, which can be found at AZCollegePlanning.com, this website.

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Student loan overhaul crammed into Obamacare

March 28, 2010
Are Feds robbing Peter to pay Paul? - Student loan overhaul crammed into Obamacare By J.D. Wyczalek (why-zall-ick) founder of AZCollegePlanning.com The big buzz is the health care bill, the Reconciliation Act of 2010 aka Obamacare. Packed tightly into those 2000 plus pages of convoluted lawyer-speak is the Student Loan Overhaul Proposal or SLOP for […]

Are Feds robbing Peter to pay Paul? – Student loan overhaul crammed into Obamacare By J.D. Wyczalek (why-zall-ick) founder of AZCollegePlanning.com The big buzz is the health care bill, the Reconciliation Act of 2010 aka Obamacare. Packed tightly into those 2000 plus pages of convoluted lawyer-speak is the Student Loan Overhaul Proposal or SLOP for […]

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More colleges turn to Common Application

March 25, 2010
Concordia, Columbia University, the U of Michigan and 22 other colleges and universities, will, for the first time, permit students to apply using the Common Application. As of July 2010, 414 colleges and universities will accept the application. Students find that the Common App saves time by reducing redundant entry and allowing them to easily […]

Concordia, Columbia University, the U of Michigan and 22 other colleges and universities, will, for the first time, permit students to apply using the Common Application. As of July 2010, 414 colleges and universities will accept the application. Students find that the Common App saves time by reducing redundant entry and allowing them to easily […]

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Obama’s Race to the Top vs. dropouts

March 15, 2010
President Obama desire is that America is once again the leader in college graduates. An educated society is a prosperous society. So why do kids drop out of college? Reasons range from homesick, finances and having the wrong expectations. Homesickness and feeling that you don’t fit in. It’s a whole new world out there, and […]

President Obama desire is that America is once again the leader in college graduates. An educated society is a prosperous society. So why do kids drop out of college? Reasons range from homesick, finances and having the wrong expectations. Homesickness and feeling that you don’t fit in. It’s a whole new world out there, and […]

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Reduce dropout rate & prep kids for college

March 10, 2010
We are with you Mr. President!  Steps to Reduce Dropout Rate and Prepare Students for College and Careers President Barack Obama highlighted steps his Administration will take to combat the dropout crisis and invest in strategies to ensure students graduate prepared for college and careers. President Obama challenged states to identify high schools with graduation […]

We are with you Mr. President!  Steps to Reduce Dropout Rate and Prepare Students for College and Careers President Barack Obama highlighted steps his Administration will take to combat the dropout crisis and invest in strategies to ensure students graduate prepared for college and careers. President Obama challenged states to identify high schools with graduation […]

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Try this one on for size, $550,000 in student loan debt

March 5, 2010
Try this one on for size, two college graduates racking up a mind numbing $990,000 in student loan debt. That a small breeze away from ONE MILLION DOLLARS! (I can hear Dr. Evil cackling http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cKKHSAE1gIs) I had report about 8 or 9 months ago that a law graduate racked up $270,000 in student loan debt […]

Try this one on for size, two college graduates racking up a mind numbing $990,000 in student loan debt. That a small breeze away from ONE MILLION DOLLARS! (I can hear Dr. Evil cackling http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cKKHSAE1gIs) I had report about 8 or 9 months ago that a law graduate racked up $270,000 in student loan debt […]

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weighted, unweighted which do we use?

February 26, 2010
GPA rumor scandals and otherwise weirdness Weighted, un-weighted, IB, AP, Honors what is this whole mess? Parents have asked me what are colleges looking for and what are high schools looking for as it relates to grades. The answer is surprising. What are colleges REALLY looking for in a GPA?   What you don't know […]

GPA rumor scandals and otherwise weirdness Weighted, un-weighted, IB, AP, Honors what is this whole mess? Parents have asked me what are colleges looking for and what are high schools looking for as it relates to grades. The answer is surprising. What are colleges REALLY looking for in a GPA?   What you don’t know […]

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COD: Something’s fishy!

February 24, 2010
Cancellation of Debt or  COD for short. Due to the state of the economy over the last year, it is imperative to know and understand how cancellation of debt may affect the ability to get financial aid. Can I get my student loans cancelled? Yes and no. See #5 below. If a cancelled debt is […]

Cancellation of Debt or  COD for short. Due to the state of the economy over the last year, it is imperative to know and understand how cancellation of debt may affect the ability to get financial aid. Can I get my student loans cancelled? Yes and no. See #5 below. If a cancelled debt is […]

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Higher Ed Tax Guide for 2009

February 18, 2010
Higher Education Federal Tax Benefits Guide - 2009 Tax Year There's great news for parents and students: the federal government provides a number of tax incentives that can help defray the cost of higher education. These incentives come in a couple of forms: Tax credits, which directly reduce the amount of tax you are liable […]

Higher Education Federal Tax Benefits Guide – 2009 Tax Year There’s great news for parents and students: the federal government provides a number of tax incentives that can help defray the cost of higher education. These incentives come in a couple of forms: Tax credits, which directly reduce the amount of tax you are liable […]

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