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SAT & ACT Test Prep Tips for Parents – 4 Observations From Families

At TuitionFocus, we want to help keep things as simple as possible in the approach to planning for college: Especially at the “Start” or “Re-Start”. Not always easy, as students and parents have lots of information provided and accessible, which sometimes leads to overwhelm and inaction. We want families to have a plan that helps them use information to actively implement strategies. One strategy families can implement is Test Prep. The on-going debate about standardized…

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PSAT Scores Are Back: Now What?

Members of the class of 2019 and 2020 will be able to access their PSAT scores online today, December 11th. Schools and guidance counselors have had earlier access to their students’ scores, starting December 4. After seeing their son or daughter’s scores, many parents will ask the same question: What do these mean?                                             …

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FAFSA – Still FREE! But …

The FAFSA – Free Application for Federal Student Aid – Financial Aid to assist families in paying college costs (News Flash – College is EXPENSIVE!) starts with completing the FAFSA. Good News – This application has been and still is FREE!  There are typically changes made to the application or process annually with the goal of making access to Federal Aid and College easier.  That being the case, new things can throw people off.  Don’t…

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