Obama orders that the FAFSA be made easier

October 5, 2009
The Obama administration pushes forward with its “Change” agenda which impacts the FAFSA (Free Application For Federal Student Aid). High income earners tend to not fill out this form based on the Myth that they believe they make to much money to qualify for aid. While it is true that some of these families won’t […]

The Obama administration pushes forward with its “Change” agenda which impacts the FAFSA (Free Application For Federal Student Aid). High income earners tend to not fill out this form based on the Myth that they believe they make to much money to qualify for aid. While it is true that some of these families won’t […]

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Arizona State University Financial Aid

October 4, 2009
ASU's video on financial aid Learn the stratagies that can get you the most financail aid you can qualify for at one of our local workshops. Click the Free Workshop RSVP for dates and locations.    Send article as PDF   

ASU’s video on financial aid Learn the stratagies that can get you the most financail aid you can qualify for at one of our local workshops. Click the Free Workshop RSVP for dates and locations.    Send article as PDF    ASU’s video on financial aid Learn the stratagies that can get you the most […]

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Obama’s new rules for private student loans

October 4, 2009
Are the new rules for Private Student Loans going to cause more confusion, frustration and chaos? As the Obama administration pushes forward on the “Change” agenda, some are wondering if it will be a positive or negative change. New rules put in place last week for private student loans stem from the Higher Education Act. […]

Are the new rules for Private Student Loans going to cause more confusion, frustration and chaos? As the Obama administration pushes forward on the “Change” agenda, some are wondering if it will be a positive or negative change. New rules put in place last week for private student loans stem from the Higher Education Act. […]

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Credit co. must find new ways to leach onto students

September 21, 2009
At college campuses around the country, a fall ritual as familiar as the football tailgate party is about to disappear. The on-campus credit card marketing, characterized by free pizzas and T-shirts for every completed application, is enjoying its last hurrah before a new federal law kicks in next year. Credit card issuers in recent years […]

At college campuses around the country, a fall ritual as familiar as the football tailgate party is about to disappear. The on-campus credit card marketing, characterized by free pizzas and T-shirts for every completed application, is enjoying its last hurrah before a new federal law kicks in next year. Credit card issuers in recent years […]

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Top test taking tips

September 17, 2009
You asked, here it is... Proper training, preparation and common sense are all paramount for a successful test day and a successful test score.  That aside, here are few good tips to take with you on your test day.      ·Bring the proper supplies. Bring a bottle of water, a pencil sharpener or extra lead […]

You asked, here it is… Proper training, preparation and common sense are all paramount for a successful test day and a successful test score.  That aside, here are few good tips to take with you on your test day.      ·Bring the proper supplies. Bring a bottle of water, a pencil sharpener or extra lead […]

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SAT or ACT, Arg!?! Hey, which one should I take?

September 2, 2009
This link is AZCollegePlanning's recommended test prep books & stuff SAT & ACT Prep Recommended AZCollegePlanning Most colleges today accept both or either of the standardized tests; the SAT and ACT and state that they don't have a preference. It's not unusual for a student to score significantly higher on one test vs. the other. […]

This link is AZCollegePlanning’s recommended test prep books & stuff SAT & ACT Prep Recommended AZCollegePlanning Most colleges today accept both or either of the standardized tests; the SAT and ACT and state that they don’t have a preference. It’s not unusual for a student to score significantly higher on one test vs. the other. […]

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Ready, AIMS fire?!?

August 28, 2009
The current state of the economy for Arizona is a determining factor if (and it is a big if) if the AIMS (Arizona's Instrument to Measure Standards) [A.K.A. Regents High Honors Endorsement Scholarship] scholarship will be available to bright students in the very near future. Here is the latest news regarding the AIMS scholarship. The […]

The current state of the economy for Arizona is a determining factor if (and it is a big if) if the AIMS (Arizona’s Instrument to Measure Standards) [A.K.A. Regents High Honors Endorsement Scholarship] scholarship will be available to bright students in the very near future. Here is the latest news regarding the AIMS scholarship. The […]

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College ranking polls, is there a blatant ‘chad’ error?

August 21, 2009
Pool season is almost over and now it's POLL season. You know the ones. Those polls that rank colleges based on a variety of criteria. Polls that stir up a frenzy and make hopeful college students drool like puppies anticipating their Scooby snack. A recent article in the Wall Street Journal asks the questions ‘what […]

Pool season is almost over and now it’s POLL season. You know the ones. Those polls that rank colleges based on a variety of criteria. Polls that stir up a frenzy and make hopeful college students drool like puppies anticipating their Scooby snack. A recent article in the Wall Street Journal asks the questions ‘what […]

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Why surf college websites

August 18, 2009
Tips for surfing college websites. Long gone are the days when colleges depended only on the brochures and view books they could fit inside your mailbox. They now devote large chunks of their websites to grabbing your attention. But there's much more to a college website than the Web pages of the admissions office. By […]

Tips for surfing college websites. Long gone are the days when colleges depended only on the brochures and view books they could fit inside your mailbox. They now devote large chunks of their websites to grabbing your attention. But there’s much more to a college website than the Web pages of the admissions office. By […]

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Obama’s new hope & lifetime learning credit changes

August 11, 2009
"HOPE & LIFETIME LEARNING CREDITS---CHANGES 2009 AND 2010" For the years 2009 and 2010, the following changes have been made to the Hope credit. The modified credit is also referred to as the American Opportunity Tax Credit. The maximum amount of the Hope credit increases to $2,500 per student. The credit is phased out (gradually […]

“HOPE & LIFETIME LEARNING CREDITS—CHANGES 2009 AND 2010” For the years 2009 and 2010, the following changes have been made to the Hope credit. The modified credit is also referred to as the American Opportunity Tax Credit. The maximum amount of the Hope credit increases to $2,500 per student. The credit is phased out (gradually […]

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