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August 20, 2021

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

1. Most students take the PSAT in grades 10 or 11  There are nearly 4 million high school students who take the PSAT every year—a major milestone on the road to college. The PSAT is targeted to high academic achievers who are on their way to postsecondary success. Students can take the PSAT in either […]

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FAFSA Opens On October 1: Are You Ready?

August 31, 2021

FAFSA Opens On October 1: Are You Ready?

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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How Class 101’s Test Prep Helps Students Conquer the SAT

August 15, 2021

How Class 101’s Test Prep Helps Students Conquer the SAT

Standardized testing often seems like an impossible task for high school students. They can feel an overwhelming sense of anxiety and pressure. However, prep courses relieve those feelings and make students prepared for any challenge. We believe competence equals confidence. That’s why Class 101 offers a prep course for standardized tests tailored to the needs […]

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

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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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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