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Five Things Teens and Parents Should Know about College Admissions: Part 5

Five Things Teens and Parents Should Know about College Admissions: Part 5

At many high schools, counselors don’t start engaging with students about planning for college until spring of junior year.
But if you’re a parent or student, waiting till spring of junior year makes college planning harder for many reasons. In fact the best advice for parents is to start early: as early as possible, in freshman year if you can. College planning really starts the first day of high school, since its when all the work your teen will do starts making a difference.

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How the new FAFSA Affects You

How the new FAFSA Affects You

Filling out federal forms is always scary. But if you’re applying to college – whether you want need-based or merit-based grants – filling out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is an absolute must. This year brings some big changes to the FAFSA. The FAFSA is meant to be easy, and for many families it is. But for some families, it can be complex. For those families, LifeLaunchr can help.

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