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Big Vote on FL Bright Futures: How This & Other Legislative Actions May Affect Your Wallet

In the 2017 legislative session, Florida lawmakers extended the state-funded merit scholarship program, Bright Futures, to include summer classes/sessions AND agreed to nearly double the scholarship amount awarded for top students who qualify for the Academic Scholars level. Under the new plan, students who qualified for this top tier award were able to receive $6,000 […]

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Can you get a good job without a college degree?

Can you get a good job without a college degree? Yes, it’s possible to do so…but a college degree will make your chances much better. A college degree gives you access to professional networks, internship opportunities, and demonstrates commitment and perseverance to employers.

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What factors affect how much you will pay for college?

The amount of financial aid your child will receive to attend the college they apply and get accepted to depends on several factors. Aid is determined by the information you submit to the federal government, on the FAFSA form (Federal Application For Student Aid) as well as the CSS Profile (a form for aid from […]

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How Does Financial Aid Work?

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The 5 Things You Should Be Doing Right Now​ To Make Sure That Your Child Has Great and AFFORDABLE College Options in April of 12th Grade

The 5 Things You Should Be Doing Right Now​ To Make Sure That Your Child Has Great and AFFORDABLE College Options in April of 12th Grade from Your College Concierge

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4 Tips For Appealing Your Financial Aid Award

Most college financial aid offices mail their financial aid award letters in late March or early April. Unfortunately, many families are not happy with the contents of these letters.  This piece will share a few tips on how to improve your financial aid award and get the money you deserve for your student’s education. Click on the […]

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