The CSS/Profile, like the Free Application for Financial Student Aid (FAFSA), it is used to determine how much money a college will offer you.
Here's how to focus students' attention on a few areas of interest and aptitude and build an outstanding college application portfolio.
A great college admissions coach can help reduce the stresses of applying to college and make the process much easier to navigate.
Standardized testing is stressful for many students and parents because it has such high stakes. At many U.S. and international universities, test scores are a major factor in admissions decisions. But taking a standardized test like the SAT or ACT doesn't have to be stressful and scary.
College costs continue to soar, and student loan debt in the U.S. now exceeds $1.5 trillion dollars. The average student graduating from college in 2016 had nearly $30,000 in debt. It's critical for parents and students to understand how college financial aid really works.
For most high-school students, college applications are the first time they'll ask for a letter of recommendation. But it likely won't be the last time, since many job applications require letters of recommendation as well. So the process you follow for college is a good learning experience, and teaches a skill that can be very valuable later in life. Here are some tips.