college fair questions

Going to a college fair? Here’s what you should ask

If you are planning to attend the College Fair this Saturday, October 1, 2016 at Juan Diego High School OR another college fair, you are probably wondering what you should ask the college/university representatives you see at the fairs. To help make your life easier, we put together a list of ten things you should ask them: … Continued

What is the FAFSA? Why should I care?

Did you know? Filing your FAFSA is the only way to see if you qualify for money for college. What is the FAFSA? “FAFSA” is an acronym for the “Free Application for Federal Student Aid.” In short, the FAFSA is the one application you submit in order to apply for money to pay for college (such … Continued

scholarships, paying for college

What I learned about scholarships

By Diana Smith One of the largest factors in considering a college is the cost. The cost was most definitely a critical factor in where I chose to attend college. Looking back, senior year in high school was tough with continuous assignments and tests, applying for college, and juggling high school and college activities. With … Continued

12 things I learned as a college freshman

By Ericka Hughes Being a freshman in college can be super rough if you’re unprepared. Since I just finished my freshman year, I figured I would share a few pointers on what I learned and how to survive!!!! Make a budget and stick to it. This one is super important (probably why I put it first). … Continued