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Author: Jason Bullock

Exploring college living options with your students

How to select campus housing may come up in one of your discussions with your students.  It would seem that there are only two choices of where to live during college life, and the final decision should be an easy one, right? Actually, there are several things to consider you’re your students are making this Read More

Avoiding the Dreaded Reply All

● Think of who you want to reply to – just the author, the author & a few other people, or EVERYONE● Does EVERYONE need to read what you have to say?● These tips & tricks will make your life easier, everyone else’s life easier, and will make you loved by all

It Depends – A Typical Financial Aid Answer

Students, parents, and guardians regularly ask questions about the financial aid process. It begins with completing the FAFSA and continues for the entire time a student is enrolled in college and beyond. After graduation students are checking on upcoming student loan payments and potentially asking about graduate or professional school funding. Below are a list Read More

Book Recommendation: Admission Matters: What Students and Parents Need to Know About Getting into College

Are your students asking for material to help them as they begin exploring their college options? If so, this is a good book to put on your recommended list: Admission Matters offers comprehensive, expert, and practical advice for parents and students to guide them through the college admissions process. From building a college list, to Read More

College & Career Readiness Slide Deck

Need some great slides to show your students in a presentation? Help your students understand their after-high-school options, whether college is worth it, how to pay for college, how to choose a career, how to choose a college, types of college degrees, types of colleges, job interviews, how to ask for a letter of recommendation, Read More

FAFSA on the Web Worksheet

It is time for your students and their parents to begin thinking about completing the FAFSA this Fall and to being getting all their documents together. The FAFSA on the Web Worksheet provides a preview of the questionsthat you may be asked while completing the Free Applicationfor Federal Student Aid (FAFSA®) online at fafsa.gov or Read More

College Expectations vs. Reality

As many of your students head off to college next year, they will have a number of preconceived notions about what they will see when they arrive on campus. College Options wrote a nice post about Expectation vs. Reality. Roommates Expectation Many students go into college either assuming that they will be best friends with Read More

NCAA Requirements for High School Athletes

Do you have any students looking to play sports in college? If yes, here are the requirements: If you want to compete in NCAA sports at a Division I school, you need to register with the NCAA Eligibility Center to make sure you stay on track to meet initial-eligibility standards. If you have questions about Read More

Have any students moving out-of-state for college?

If yes, here are some tips that can help them make a smooth transition. Every state has different rules and regulations, so it is important to investigate the specific rules for residency regarding driver’s license, car tags and voters’ registration. Many students can still claim their parents’ residence as their own while in school so Read More

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