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June 16, 2022

Your Child’s Been Accepted to College. Now What?

It was a long process of touring campuses, emailing admissions officials, and learning about different programs. Weeks after submitting their test scores and college essays through the Common App, a letter arrives in the mail for your child. It thanks them for applying and congratulates them for being one of the students accepted for the […]

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Headed Back to School? Start the New Year Right.

August 11, 2022

Headed Back to School? Start the New Year Right.

Summer is coming to a close. For families across the country that means returning from vacation, buying new school supplies, getting ready for the new academic year, and starting to think about college.  This time is always a great opportunity for students to center themselves and think about the year to come. Class 101 knows […]

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The Importance of the Early College Visit

July 10, 2022

The Importance of the Early College Visit

The saying goes that you can’t judge a book by its cover. Colleges are no different. While every college and university has their own shining website and glossy promotional materials, it can be hard for any student to know what life on campus is like at first glance. Flipping through pamphlets and flyers are rarely […]

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How to Stand Out on a College Application

April 28, 2022

How to Stand Out on a College Application

Applying to college can be intense, especially when it comes to finding ways to stand out on your college application. But we know how to set you above your competition. With jobs, volunteer work, and athletics students  can distinguish themselves from their peers. More than good grades and test scores, extracurriculars and other experiences can […]

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Summer Jumpstart Webinar for Rising Seniors

April 8, 2022

Summer Jumpstart Webinar for Rising Seniors

Countdown to application season starts NOW. Are you ready? • Free Webinar Alert! •  Class of 2023, application season is right around the corner! That means no more putting off those essays or standardized tests. It’s time to put all the pieces for your application together for the colleges you are most excited to attend. […]

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College Deferment: What to Do If You Get Deferred

December 27, 2021

College Deferment: What to Do If You Get Deferred

It’s the end of the year. After submitting an application to your top college before the Early Action deadline, you receive a letter from the admissions department. It is not an acceptance letter or a rejection. Instead, it’s something else entirely: a deferral. For many students, deferrals can be a source of stress. The college […]

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Super Junior College Planning Program

November 1, 2021

Super Junior College Planning Program

There’s no denying it: Junior year is the most critical time for college planning. It’s when high schoolers start to focus on their future and make decisions that really count. Students are just 10 months away from applying to college, and it’s clear that the eleventh grade is crunch time.  The good news? Class 101’s […]

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Super Junior Webinar | College Prep for Juniors

October 25, 2021

Super Junior Webinar | College Prep for Juniors

Now that our senior class (Class of 2022) has applied to college, and some have already been accepted, it’s crunch time for our junior class (Class of 2023)! That’s why Class 101 is launching the Super Junior program on November 1st! The program is specifically designed for the Class of 2023 to ensure juniors get […]

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Merit Based Scholarships: Maximize Opportunity

October 8, 2021

Merit Based Scholarships: Maximize Opportunity

It’s no secret college is expensive. It’s reported that the average cost of a private university can be over $53,000 dollars a year. This makes scholarships such an important part of the student’s financial journey. While there are always outside scholarships, the more common sources of financial aid are from the universities themselves.  Many colleges […]

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FAFSA Oct 1 Webinar Event: About the FAFSA

August 31, 2021

FAFSA Oct 1 Webinar Event: About the FAFSA

Looking for ways to lower the cost of college, but not sure where to begin? The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is the first step in the financial aid process, and the window to apply is fast approaching. Here’s what you need to know to make completing the FAFSA as simple as possible. […]

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