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red stamp reading "deferred" over an image of a teenage girl sitting on her bed looking at her laptop
Admissions
Britt Steiner

Deferred…What to do next!

Like many seniors this year, you put in the extra time and effort to get your applications perfected before Early Action deadlines. This is no small feat, and you should be enormously proud of yourself. But, like many of your peers, you may have opened your admission decision email over the last few weeks to read: DEFERRED.

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Admissions
Britt Steiner

Why is College So Expensive?

One of the questions families always ask me is: “Why is college so expensive?” Here’s a quick overview on some history and how financial aid and loans factor in – and some good news for families who are feeling stressed out.

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Financial Aid
Britt Steiner

Financial Aid Fundamentals

Paying for college requires a basic understanding of the process of applying for and receiving financial aid. If you are worried about your family’s ability to manage financially, adding schools to your list that you can currently afford is a smart and responsible idea.

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Building a College List
Britt Steiner

College Rankings

The 2021 U.S. News rankings of the best colleges was released last week. This year’s list marks the publication’s 36th edition of the annual college

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Admissions
Britt Steiner

How Do I Stand Out Now?

Now what?  You’ve been told throughout your high school career that there is a formula to getting into your list of selective schools.  You have

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Independent Education Consultants
Britt Steiner

Why You Need an IEC

The college application process is not the same as it was a decade ago. The implementation of the Common and Coalition Applications makes it easier

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