Articles & Advice by Tag - 10 Minute Professor

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By: SAGE Scholars — February 1, 2022
Visiting the colleges you are interested in is an important step in the college selection process. While on campus you will have a better opportunity to consider the size of the institution, its location, the academic offerings, and available majors. We have put together 8 key questions to consider during your college visit.
By: SAGE Scholars — October 1, 2021
Learn about financial aid, need vs. non-need aid, packaging, scholarships vs. loans vs. work-study, gapping and more in our easy to read guide.
By: SAGE Scholars — April 2, 2022
What are the biggest factors in making a great impression? In this article we break down some of the key elements admissions officers look for.
By: SAGE Scholars — May 1, 2022
The most important decision many high school students make is where to go for college. There are so many options! Large school versus small, close to home versus distant, urban versus suburban versus rural, extracurricular activity offerings, public versus private, etc… it can be hard to decide. In this article we will share why you may want to consider a private college.
By: James Johnston, Ed.D. — June 18, 2022
The title “college” or “university” does not imply quality differences. Amherst, Haverford, Pomona, and Swarthmore are among the very best undergraduate programs, but none offer graduate degrees. Harvard College is the undergraduate component of Harvard University.
By: SAGE Scholars — January 1, 2022
What’s the formula for hitting the jackpot when it comes to merit aid?
By: SAGE Scholars — March 1, 2022
Don’t let the list price of tuition scare you away from considering a private college education—it may actually end up costing less than a state school. 64% of students at a private college graduate in 4 years vs. 37% at public universities, saving a lot of time and money.
By: SAGE Scholars — May 1, 2022
Colleges have a “list price” of tuition. Don’t let this scare you away from considering a private college education. Not only is the “list price” unlikely to be the price that you actually pay. In fact, a private college may cost less than a state school.
By: SAGE Scholars — October 15, 2021
In this Ten Minute Professor we break down what Merit Aid is and how it is used to attract the best applicants.
By: SAGE Scholars — November 24, 2021
Your decisions now will impact your future finances. To help, we have put together our top 5 ways to save for college so that your family is prepared for the future investment.
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