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National Association for College Admission Counseling
October 30, 2013
A Dirty Little FAFSA Secret
If you’ll be filling out the FAFSA during this admission season for a high school teenager, be careful how you list the colleges that your child will be applying to. Colleges could use that information against you. Some schools — no one knows how many – are checking the FAFSA to see in what order an applicant lists his or...
November 30, 2012
The Latest College Admission Trends
This week the National Association for College Admission Counseling released its 10th annual report on college admission trends. Here are some of the study highlights: College Enrollment Since the turn of the century, college enrollment has grown 37 percent. In 2000, 15.3 million Americans were attending college while today there are more than 21 million. The number of high school...
April 15, 2009
What To Ask At a College Fair
Yesterday I hung out at San Diego’s largest annual college fair. If you want to attend one of these mega college fairs, the National Association for College Admission Counseling has posted its list of spring college fairs on its website. Here’s where you can find fall college fairs. Spending the morning at the San Diego college fair reminded of the...