Don’t Forget to Complete the CSS Profile!

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While most parents and students are aware of the need to complete a FAFSA form in order to receive financial aid, many often overlook the additional CSS/Profile that is required by many private, and some public universities. Unlike the FAFSA, the CSS/Profile is a way to provide non-federal funds to students by way of grants [...]

Should you be Filing a FAFSA?

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It’s the new year and for parents of high school seniors and college-aged kids, it signifies the arrival of this year’s FAFSA. For those of you unfamiliar with the term, FAFSA is the Free Application for Federal Student Aid. It is the tool that helps determine a family’s eligibility for federal grants, loans and work [...]

Back to School: Has Your Tween, Teen Completed his Summer Assignments?

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With the new school year quickly approaching, now is the time to check and see that your child has completed any required summer assignments they may have been given. High school students in honors and AP courses are the most likely to have required summer assignments. They are often used as a review of past [...]

Early Admissions Notifications Arriving

Both UNC Chapel Hill and UNC Wilmington will notify all students of early admissions by next Wednesday, February 1, 2012. While some paper and email notifications have already been sent out by both schools, this does not mean you have not been accepted. Students should check the link the colleges sent them to their personal [...]