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International Student Financial Misconceptions

Posted on: February 5, 2014 Permalink: Bookmark Discussion: No Comments No Tags

Because I am based in the DC area, I work with a lot of international students in addition to U.S. citizens. Some are living temporarily in Washington because... (more)

Want to pay in-state tuition at an out-of-state school?

Posted on: December 5, 2013 Permalink: Bookmark Discussion: No Comments No Tags

Every year,  I meet kids who want to attend an out-of state-public school, but their parents don’t see the point in paying for out-of-state tuition when Virginia and... (more)

Having some trouble with Common App?

Posted on: September 25, 2013 Permalink: Bookmark Discussion: No Comments No Tags

Well.. you aren’t alone!I can tell you that both students and high school counselors are having a lot of trouble. The new Common App, CA4, is a bit... (more)

Late September Reminders

Posted on: September 19, 2013 Permalink: Bookmark Discussion: No Comments No Tags

Late September is already upon us, and it’s crunch time for the seniors! Here are some last minute reminders that may help you out as you are trying... (more)

Can’t decide whether to take the ACT or the SAT?

Posted on: September 16, 2013 Permalink: Bookmark Discussion: No Comments Tags: ,

Many students struggle during their junior year as they decide whether to spend time preparing for the ACT or SAT – or both! On the East Coast, the... (more)