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College Admissions, Financial Aid, And College Funding Strategies to Make College More Affordable

Summer Orientation

With May 1st long behind us, many college-bound seniors are asking about their next steps to prepare for college. Of course, they’ll have paid their enrollment deposit and secured their spot in the incoming class before May 1st, National Candidates Reply Date.

Decision Day

For those of you who are not yet seniors and are wondering what all the fuss is about May 1st, it’s actually the most important day of the year for college-bound students. May 1st is National Decision Day, or the day that high school seniors generally commit to a college for the following fall.

College Visits & Closed Campuses

Typically, we would have been encouraging students to attend campus visits or admissions events, whether for seniors making their final decision on which school to attend or for juniors trying to figure out which colleges to apply to. However, with campus closures, students must take a new approach to “visiting” colleges this spring.

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