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College Guidance Library

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College Guidance Network offers high-quality resources for high school counselors, students, and families. 

 

 

Our programming is constantly evolving and designed to:

  • Bring experts in higher education and admissions into the homes of students and their families

  • Cover key topics including the best school fit, navigating financial aid and college affordability, crafting admissions essays, or exploring post high school career opportunities

 

For more information on how we can help and to view helpful resources, see below:

Upcoming Live Events

Experts for Everyone.

 

Upcoming Dates to Remember

 

ACT Testing

  • Next test is June 12 

  • Registration deadline is May 7

 

Click on the arrow below to go to the ACT website...

SAT Testing

  • Next test is June 5

  • Registration deadline is May 6

Click on the arrow below to go to the College Board website...

Virtual College Fair

  • May 2

 

Click on the arrow below to go to the NACAC website...

To Do this Month

  • Spend time each week attending online college fairs and taking virtual campus tours.

Click on the arrow below to go to see our toolkit...

Video Library

 

Discussion Guide Toolkits

 

Financial Resource Center

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Money Matters: College Affordability and Financial Aid 101

Insights and practical advice from four financial aid experts:

  • Claire Dennison, uAspire

  • Holly Mollow, uAspire

  • Patricia Reilly, Tufts University

  • Darryl Tiggle, Friends School of Baltimore

Lee Coffin, Dean of Admissions at Dartmouth College will moderate the expert panelists in conversation.

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Financial Discussion Guide Toolkit

Earning a college degree is a life-changing opportunity and a significant family expense.

What’s In the Kit:

  • Guidance/Actions

  • Resources

  • Helpful Terms

  • How to Talk about College Financing

Calculator

College Cost Calculators

Estimate the price of colleges on your list with these high-quality calculators:

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The Importance of Understanding College Return on Investment

EdSurge's Nick Ducoff writes about access and affordability, asking...
"Is College Worth It? Decoding New Approaches to Calculating ROI"

Help for Students, Parents and Alumni

Educational Credit Management Corporation (ECMC) is an authorized agent for American Student Assistance® (ASA) to help you with managing your ASA®-guaranteed federal student loans.

For more information around how to prevent student loan default, call 800.298.9490 or email options@ecmc.org.

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Best Value Colleges

With the average college student graduating with tens-of-thousands of dollars in student loans, prospective college students, parents and policymakers are all trying to better understand the value of college education, particularly as it applies to future decisions in the job market.