Category Archives: financial aid

College Application Tips: Teacher Recommendations

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Greetings, With College Applications in full swing, you may also know by now that there are three externally moving parts to your application: Teacher Recommendations, 2. Your Transcripts and 3. Test Scores. First and foremost– all three of these supporting EXTERNAL documents can be submitted prior to or after the student submits the actual Common or Coalition Applications.  Don’t delay…

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TIPS for NEW UNDERGRADUATES from Professor Emeritus Bonnie Rabin

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Greetings to Undergraduates and Parents of New Undergraduates! Some of you have already started your undergraduate journey and many of you are packing as you prepare to head off to freshman orientation and begin the next chapter of your amazing journey! Congratulations to everyone! Students- please thank your parents for all their support and your parent really will appreciate a mid-day text to know you are…

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College Admissions Planning: Financial Aid & Scholarships

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Greetings Students & Families! It’s been an amazing summer as students have embraced research projects, study and travel abroad, responsibilities as camp counselors, the challenges of navigating a college campus and eye-opening local internships.  BRAVO!!! A few times a year I update and share my detailed newsletter about all things “Financial” and I know families of students at all grade…

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College Planning Tips: Summer – How to Effectively Use This Time for Exploration & Recharging!

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Greetings, Summer is a time to reset and recharge in anticipation of another successful school year.   If you haven’t had time to review some of my earlier blogs and client newsletters, I encourage you to explore the recent topics: Year-End Planning and Curriculum Planning. I look forward to speaking with you at your “Year-End”  and/or “Back-to-School” Educational and College Admissions…

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College Admissions Tips: Increase Admissions Chances- Exploration & Discovery

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ADMISSIONS TIP: CHARACTER MATTERS! Readers of my newsletters know that as part of my practice, I often share information about trends in education and college admissions as well as highlighting issues impacting the emotional well-being of young adults. About a year ago, I had written a Newsletter entitled: “Check This Box if You’re A Good Person” as the message resonated strongly and aligned…

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College Admissions Tips: Finding the Right College?!

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  Finding Your Passion Multi-disciplinary majors: Capitalize on your overlapping interests in STEM, Humanities, Social Sciences, Business & even the Fine Arts! Increasing Your Chances of Admission – The Importance of Educational Goals Tips for College Research:  Academics, Social Life, Career Planning and College Ranking ______________________________________________________   Greetings Students & Families! The past few weeks students have learned of their…

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College Planning Tips: Campus Visits

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Greetings Students & Families Spring is a great time for campus visits! Spending time on a university campus is an essential part of the college planning process, providing you a glimpse of what college life entails and helping to shape your thoughts about what might be important or desirable in a university community. That said, I’d like to begin by…

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Tips for Success: Alumni /Admissions Interviews

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Greetings: Students are receiving invites to meet with local alumni interviewers in their community.  you may also be visiting campuses and participating in scheduled interviews . Admissions/Alumni Interviews:  Some tips for a successful interview! Alumni Interview invites:  Timely response is required-24 hours! Some alumni interviewers can email you with very short notice. It’s acceptable to ask to reschedule if you…

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Scholarships and Financial Aid

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Greetings! Are your applications completed?  It’s time to recycle those essays and begin searching for and applying to scholarships that match your strengths and direction. Please refer to my earlier blog posting on applying for financial aid — steps to apply and how to maximize your awards. SCHOLARSHIPS and FINANCIAL AID A few weeks ago I wrote a detailed note…

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FAQ for Seniors– The ?s That Keep Popping Up

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Greetings, Many students have completed their applications and some are only just beginning.   At this time of year, there are some recurring questions that my clients ask.   If you need assistance with completing admissions, scholarships or financial aid applications– please contact me: Contact Bonnie R. Rabin, PhD ??? “I cannot submit my application because my teachers haven’t submitted their recommendations…

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