As deadline nears: How to choose the college that’s right for you

As deadline nears: How to choose the college that’s right for you

credits - http://www.bridgemi.com/talent-education/deadline-nears-how-choose-college-thats-right-you May 1 seemed far away when those exciting acceptance emails and thick financial aid offers started arriving months ago. But now the time (May 1 is the deadline for when most schools allow applicants to accept admissions offers) for saying “yes” to one college and “thanks, but no thanks,” to the others is bearing down on you like a 300-pound linebacker. How to choose? Bridge spoke to....

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5 Tips for Getting The Best Letter of Recommendation

5 Tips for Getting The Best Letter of Recommendation

Madeline Riley Before you graduate your junior year of high school, it’s a good idea to ask your favorite teachers for a letter of recommendation. Asking someone you look up to devote the considerable time and effort it takes to pen one of these letters can cause students some anxiety. Follow our tips to make the process seamless and most successful. Start Early In most cases you will need two teachers to act as your reference, and some colleges may even request a third reference. Asking ea....

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You Never Considered This Option For Saving Money In College!

You Never Considered This Option For Saving Money In College!

Madeline Riley Parents in our office are constantly seeking ways to lower their child’s cost of attendance at university, and often feel stuck on how to achieve a lower sticker price. Of course loans, scholarships, and other obvious forms of financial aid can significantly contribute to paying for college, but there are also methods less dependent on financials. Families can save money on college and students can finish college faster with the help of one growing program. Dual Enrollment pr....

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20 Tips to Ace the SAT

20 Tips to Ace the SAT

Madeline Riley Every high school junior in Michigan will take the SAT this April, and leave with a score that will define much of their college applications process. The SAT can be retaken, however, the state sponsored test is free of charge and acing the test on your first try will ease stress in the future. Taking the test twice is very common (some students take it three or even four times), but at Parros we work prepare students for success on their first try. Follow our 20 tips for an A+ ....

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