Flinn Scholarship Essay Prompts

September 9, 2015
The 2016 Flinn Scholarship application is now available. The deadline to apply is Sunday, October 18, 2015 https://flinnscholarship.communityforce.com/Login.aspx Flinn Scholarship is a competitive undergraduate scholarship awarded to approximately 20 of Arizona’s highest-achieving high school students. Full Ride Scholarships are awarded that can be used at any of the in state Arizona colleges. Students who win […]

The 2016 Flinn Scholarship application is now available. The deadline to apply is Sunday, October 18, 2015 https://flinnscholarship.communityforce.com/Login.aspx Flinn Scholarship is a competitive undergraduate scholarship awarded to approximately 20 of Arizona’s highest-achieving high school students. Full Ride Scholarships are awarded that can be used at any of the in state Arizona colleges. Students who win […]

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PSAT National Merit Qualifing Frequently Asked Questions

August 28, 2015
So you want to qualify for the National Merit Scholarship competition. The sure fire way to qualify is  to score in the top percentage. While that sounds simple enough it is a good challenge and can be accomplished with preparation and study. Review the test prep material on this website. PSAT National Merit Qualifing Frequently […]

So you want to qualify for the National Merit Scholarship competition. The sure fire way to qualify is  to score in the top percentage. While that sounds simple enough it is a good challenge and can be accomplished with preparation and study. Review the test prep material on this website. PSAT National Merit Qualifing Frequently […]

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Redesigned SAT Sample Tests

August 17, 2015
College Board has issued new sample SAT tests for the newly Redesigned SAT test. The new test starts March 2016. Review the SAT question of the day along with practice with sample tests can increase your scores. Also review Module 2. This video shows you how to Beat the Test using specific strategies to arrive […]

College Board has issued new sample SAT tests for the newly Redesigned SAT test. The new test starts March 2016. Review the SAT question of the day along with practice with sample tests can increase your scores. Also review Module 2. This video shows you how to Beat the Test using specific strategies to arrive […]

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Redesigned PSAT Sample Tests

August 17, 2015
Links to the Redesigned PSAT Sample Tests with Answers http://azcollegeplanning.com/files/redesigned-psat-nmsqt-practice-test-1.pdf http://azcollegeplanning.com/files/redesigned-psat-nmsqt-practice-test-1-answers.pdf Review the SAT question of the day along with practice with sample tests can increase your scores. Also review Module 2. This video shows you how to Beat the Test using specific strategies to arrive at the correct answer faster. Let us know how […]

Links to the Redesigned PSAT Sample Tests with Answers http://azcollegeplanning.com/files/redesigned-psat-nmsqt-practice-test-1.pdf http://azcollegeplanning.com/files/redesigned-psat-nmsqt-practice-test-1-answers.pdf Review the SAT question of the day along with practice with sample tests can increase your scores. Also review Module 2. This video shows you how to Beat the Test using specific strategies to arrive at the correct answer faster. Let us know how […]

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Words to avoid in your college essay

July 8, 2015
Students tend to use vague word when they are writing their essay as well as in the descriptions of the activities. Don’t use vague words. Word to avoid are: Many Numerous Frequently Various Countless or any other vague ambiguous word Be specific. Don’t say “I helped at many carwash fundraising events.” If you helped fund-raise […]

Students tend to use vague word when they are writing their essay as well as in the descriptions of the activities. Don’t use vague words. Word to avoid are: Many Numerous Frequently Various Countless or any other vague ambiguous word Be specific. Don’t say “I helped at many carwash fundraising events.” If you helped fund-raise […]

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how to apply for student loans

July 6, 2015
How to apply for student loans Create a FSA ID and password (double check your password) Use this link to create an account https://fsaid.ed.gov Your username will not expire. Your password must be changed every 18 months. If you log in and your password has expired, you will be required to change your password. Once […]

How to apply for student loans Create a FSA ID and password (double check your password) Use this link to create an account https://fsaid.ed.gov Your username will not expire. Your password must be changed every 18 months. If you log in and your password has expired, you will be required to change your password. Once […]

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Federal Government Reduces Educational Loan Interest Rates

June 29, 2015
Bad News and Good News First the good news: Recently while the media went into a frenzy with their best Chicken Little impersonation selling their doom and gloom claiming that educational loan interest rates would double. The Federal Government just announced that federally backed educational loan interest rates would go down. Over the board all […]

Bad News and Good News First the good news: Recently while the media went into a frenzy with their best Chicken Little impersonation selling their doom and gloom claiming that educational loan interest rates would double. The Federal Government just announced that federally backed educational loan interest rates would go down. Over the board all […]

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Common Application 2015-2016 Essay Prompts

April 24, 2015
Common Application 2015-2016 Essay Prompts The Common Application Organization announced Essay Prompts for the 2015-2016 Common Application on March 31, 2015. Students will be instructed to select and respond to one prompt with a 650 word limit. 1. Some students have a background, identity, interest, or talent that is so meaningful they believe their application […]

Common Application 2015-2016 Essay Prompts The Common Application Organization announced Essay Prompts for the 2015-2016 Common Application on March 31, 2015. Students will be instructed to select and respond to one prompt with a 650 word limit. 1. Some students have a background, identity, interest, or talent that is so meaningful they believe their application […]

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Early Decision or Early Action vs Regular Decision

December 29, 2014
Early Decision or Early Action vs Regular Decision If a student has the grades and test scores that match or are in the upper 1/3 bracket of students that are admitted AND the parents do not care about getting financial aid, then apply Early Decision/Early Action. However, if financial aid is needed then apply under […]

Early Decision or Early Action vs Regular Decision If a student has the grades and test scores that match or are in the upper 1/3 bracket of students that are admitted AND the parents do not care about getting financial aid, then apply Early Decision/Early Action. However, if financial aid is needed then apply under […]

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Phoenix College Fair 14

August 19, 2014
Phoenix College Fair is September 28 Sunday 11AM-3PM Imagine filling out 100 plus+ forms. I’ve got writers cramps just thinking about it. At the upcoming Phoenix College Fair, almost 200 schools will be represented. Working on your “College Touch Points” is now easier than ever. It used to be that when a student went to […]

Phoenix College Fair is September 28 Sunday 11AM-3PM Imagine filling out 100 plus+ forms. I’ve got writers cramps just thinking about it. At the upcoming Phoenix College Fair, almost 200 schools will be represented. Working on your “College Touch Points” is now easier than ever. It used to be that when a student went to […]

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