The following link will take you to an article that summarizes the preisdential candidates' views on higher education and affordibility. As people head to the voting booths, it is essential that they know how each candidate's program will affect one's ability to access higher education. I hope this helps you make an informed decision.
This article explains what do do if have been deferred. Remember to show continued interest in the school without overwhelming the admissions team. Also, focus on your regular decision schools. It is likely you will end up attending one of them and loving it! Click here
There is an important movement to change what colleges and universities will look for when evaluaitng applicants. There will be an emphasis on quality over quantity and on providing equal access to education. The changes open up the field and encourage active citizenship. Read about it here: http://www.masslive.com/living/index.ssf/2016/02/harvard_turning_the_tide_report_on_college_admissions_suggests_less_may_be_more_for_students_viewpoi.html
This article explains why and how everyone should apply for finaicail aid through FAFSA, even those who think they will not qualify. It also describes how one can avoid pitfalls and frustration while filling out the FAFSA. Reading this article will literally save time and money. Copy and paste the link below into your browser, and be on your way to saving. http://time.com/money/4202908/everything-you-need-to-know-about-filing-the-fafsa-this-year/?xid=tcoshare
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