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July 15, 2021

College Application Season is Approaching Fast: What You Need to Know

It’s that time of the year again! College application season is right around the corner for the Class of 2022. Here at Class 101, we understand how confusing the college application process can be. To help families understand what they need to do,  we’ve broken down the different types of college applications you need to […]

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Class 101 Hosts 8th Annual Nationwide Convention

July 26, 2021

Class 101 Hosts 8th Annual Nationwide Convention

HIGH POINT, NC—Class 101 has grown considerably since it began 24 years ago. Expanding from one location to 47 locations, our community of college advisors provides affordable college planning to families around the country. Class 101 college advisors have helped over 7,400 students get into college, gain a deeper awareness of their interests, and earn […]

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Webinar Alert: How to get a jumpstart on college applications

April 26, 2021

Webinar Alert: How to get a jumpstart on college applications

Webinar Alert: How to get a jumpstart on college applications For the Class of 2022, college application season is right around the corner, meaning the road to college is about to get very real. The good news: Class 101 is launching a brand-new program that’s specifically designed to help “soon-to-be-seniors” get a jumpstart on college […]

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101 Scholar is NOW Open!

March 1, 2021

101 Scholar is NOW Open!

The 101 Scholar Program is back! Class 101 will be awarding four high school students, nationwide, who make a difference in their community through volunteerism or creating a service project. Each student will win a $1,000 scholarship, and applications will be accepted beginning March 1, 2021 until May 1, 2021. The 101 Scholar represents students […]

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Franchise of the Year: Central Indiana

February 12, 2021

Franchise of the Year: Central Indiana

Each year, Class 101 recognizes top franchisees in several areas of excellence with awards at the national convention. The most prestigious award, Franchise of the Year, was presented to Kim and Randy Stegemoller of Central Indiana. This powerhouse husband-and-wife team was recognized out of 44 locations for being the top franchise in the nation. This […]

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Top 5 Things Every Student (and Parent) Needs to Know About the SAT

February 10, 2021

Top 5 Things Every Student (and Parent) Needs to Know About the SAT

1. The SAT: What Is It? The SAT is one of two standardized college admissions exams in the US and it’s given out seven times a year: March, May, June, August, October, November, and December. Students can take the SAT anytime starting in the 6th grade, but most opt to taking it their junior year […]

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Top 5 Things Every Student (and Parent) Needs to Know About the ACT

February 10, 2021

Top 5 Things Every Student (and Parent) Needs to Know About the ACT

1. Anyone Can Take the ACT According to the ACT test website, in 2019, more than 1.78 million students took the ACT. Anyone — and we mean anyone — can take it. Students ranging from 6th to 12th grade are eligible to take the ACT, although exam-goers generally tackle it during the spring semester of […]

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Class 101 Opens in Irving, TX

December 18, 2020

Class 101 Opens in Irving, TX

We are pleased to welcome our newest franchise owner, Ronda Swanigan-Class 101 Irving, TX. Ronda completed her virtual training this week and is ready to begin sharing her message of college planning with her community.

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It’s not too late for National Merit! Here’s an alternate entry route into the Competition.

December 3, 2020

It’s not too late for National Merit! Here’s an alternate entry route into the Competition.

PSAT/NMSQT This alphabet soup of an acronym stands for “Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test” and is one of the most important things to know for high school juniors.  Any freshman or sophomore in high school can take the PSAT/NMSQT — to prep for the SAT— but only juniors can qualify to enter the National […]

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Congratulations to our 2021 National Merit Semifinalists!

November 4, 2020

Congratulations to our 2021 National Merit Semifinalists!

Our Class 101 seniors know the secret to staying on top of college planning, and now their hard work is paying off! Seventeen of our students have qualified as semifinalists for the 2021 National Merit Scholarship Program.  Providing over $40 million in scholarships each year, National Merit awards range from one-time $2,500 scholarships to corporate- […]

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