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USCE College Prep Chat — Is it too late to apply to college?

In case you missed us LIVE..... On this episode of US College Experts' College Prep Chat, we answered the question posed by Natalie from Snellville, GA --- Is it too late to apply for the Fall 2017 application season. Our answer is NO! The National Association for College Admission Counseling has released their annual list of member institutions that are still accepting freshman and transfer student applications. To view this list, visit goo.gl/R3xRBF Join me during CollegeWeekLive' .....

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USCE College Prep Chat — College Tours — Are they really that important?

In case you missed us live..... On this episode of US College Experts' College Prep Chat, we shared 3 reasons why college tours are important. 1. You won’t know how you feel about a college until you visited 2. Students return from college tours more focused 3. It may affect your college search Got questions about college preparation? Join me every 2nd and 4th Thurs at 8 PM EST for our next College Prep Chat! US College Experts - www.uscexperts.com | info@uscexperts.com | .....

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USCE College Prep Chat — Scholarship Opportunities & Tips

On this episode of US College Experts' College Prep Chat, we shared 3 scholarship opportunities and provided 4 tips to help with your scholarship search. Scholarship Alert Asia SiVon Cottom Memorial Scholarship - asiacottom.com Cameron Impact Scholarship - bryancameroneducationfoundation.org Aging Matters Scholarship - seniorcare.com/scholarship Here are the scholarship search tips that were shared 1.) Satisfy all the scholarship requirements 2.) Proofread your submittal .....

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USCE College Prep Chat — What to do When You Have Been Waitlisted

In case you missed us live...... On this episode of US College Experts' College Prep Chat, we provided 3 tips to considered in the event you are waitlisted. 1.) Be honest with yourself and make a decision ASAP! 2.) Be proactive and let your waitlist school know that you REALLY want to attend. 3.) Visit the college Got questions about college preparation? Join me every 2nd and 4th Thurs at 8 PM EST for our next College Prep Chat! US College Experts - www.uscexperts.com | i .....

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USCE College Prep Chat — An Overview of the Financial Aid Award Letter

In case you missed us live...... On this episode of US College Experts' Office Hours, we provided a general overview of the different financial aid applications and the different types of aid (grants, scholarships, work-study, and loans) that might appear on your financial award letter. US College Experts 2017 College Tour - www.uscexperts.com/collegetours Schedule your Free 20 Minute Introductory Call Today!  https://uscexperts.setmore.com/ FAFSA (Free Application For Federal S .....

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USCE College Prep Chat — What 11th Graders Should be Doing NOW!

I had a wonderful time sharing 3 Tips on What 11th Graders Should be Doing NOW during my last Office Hours on Facebook Live! Below is the video in case you missed the live broadcast or would like to rewatch it. Here is a quick recap of the tips provided 1.) Put together a preliminary list of 10-15 schools based on fit. Make sure your list includes colleges/universities that match your academic, social, physical, and financial fit. 2.) Review the websites of the college .....

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2017-2018 Common App Essay Prompts are Available!!

Great news! Current Juniors (C/O 2018) can now begin working on their Common App essays much earlier.  A recent announcement from Common App reveals that essay prompts have been updated from 2016-2017 application cycle with two new prompts being added. Also, student accounts created will roll over to 2017-2018 application year.  Now let the brainstorming and essay writing BEGIN! 2017-2018 Common Application Essay Prompts There is a 650 word count for each essay. 1. .....

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USCE College Prep Chat — 6 Things 12th Grader Should Do When Acceptance Letters Start Coming In

6 Things 12th Grader Should Do When Acceptance Letters Start Coming In 1. Check your email and mailbox on a regular basis 2. Don't rush to make your admissions decision. 3. Review and compare financial aid packages carefully. 4. Research college/university to narrow down options. 5. Make the college/university aware of your final decision. 6. Finish strong For more information on US College Experts programs and services - www.uscexperts.com | info@uscexperts.com | (30 .....

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USCE College Prep Chat — Let’s Talk About SAT/ACT, SAT Subject Tests, and College Applications

US College Experts' College Admissions Strategist, Ayo Oseni, reviews 5 things to consider before preparing for college admissions. Need Help With College Admissions? US College Experts is an educational consulting company fully dedicated to preparing, inspiring, and connect students to the best college opportunities. To learn how US College Experts can help you with the college preparation process, email info@uscexperts.com, visit www.uscexperts.com or call 301.744.0456 to schedule your .....

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USCE College Prep Chat — 5 Things to Consider Before Preparing For College Admissions

US College Experts' College Admissions Strategist, Ayo Oseni, reviews 5 things to consider before preparing for college admissions. Need Help With College Admissions? US College Experts is an educational consulting company fully dedicated to preparing, inspiring, and connect students to the best college opportunities. To learn how US College Experts can help you with the college preparation process, email info@uscexperts.com, visit www.uscexperts.com or call 301.744.0456 to schedule your FR .....

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Know Your Financial Aid Deadlines!

BIG changes are coming to the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) process.   What are the changes you ask?   1.)  Students will be able to submit their FAFSA  earlier.               Students will be able to file a 2017–18 FAFSA as early as Oct. 1, 2016, rather than beginning on Jan. 1, 2017. The earlier submission date will be a permanent change, enabling students to complete and submit both forms as early as October 1 every year!   .....

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Facebook Live Video — Personality Assessement

US College Experts' College Admissions Strategist, Ayo Oseni, suggest a few reasons why you should consider completing a personality assessment before selecting your college major or career path. Check out www.16personalities.com and be sure to let us know how the results match up. A (Good-2-Have) Tool for Self-DiscoveryCheck out the FREE personality test at www.16personalities.com. Be sure to let me know how close it matches up. www.uscexperts.com | facebook.com/uscexperts | 301.744.0456 .....

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Are You Ready For Your Next College Tour?

It’s school shopping time! If you are a high school student, you are probably getting that common question: Where are you going to college? If you don’t know, then now is the time to start looking! Some students go to community college, some to 4-year institutions, but no matter where you further your education, it’s very helpful –and almost crucial— to do a college tour first. Summer is coming up, and it’s the perfect time to start visiting! Here are four tips to aid you on your co .....

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Facebook Live Video — Why You Should Go on a ‪College‬ Tour

US College Experts' College Admissions Strategist, Ayo Oseni, provides 3 reasons why every student should go on a college tour. Need Help With College Admissions? US College Experts is an educational consulting company fully dedicated to preparing, inspiring, and connect students to the best college opportunities. To learn how US College Experts can help you with the college preparation process, email info@uscexperts.com, visit www.uscexperts.com or call 301.744.0456 to schedule your FREE .....

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2016-2017 Common App Essay Prompts are Available!!

Great news! Current Juniors (C/O 2017) can now begin working on their Common App essays much earlier.  A recent announcement from Common App reveals that essay prompts will remain the same from 2015-2016 application cycle AND student accounts created will roll over to 2016-2017 application year.  Now let the brainstorming and essay writing BEGIN! 2016-2017 Common Application Essay Prompts There is a 650 word count for each essay. 1. Some students have a background, identity, interest, or t .....

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5 Tips to Help Pay for College

5 Tips to Help Pay for College Tuition, textbooks, meal plans, housing and all the other miscellaneous items that come with attending college...does this give you heart palpitations? Sweaty palms? Anxiety? With the ever-rising cost of college tuition, many students and parents are nervous about selecting the right funding options. According to College Board, for the 2014-2015 academic year, the average cost of tuition and fees was: - Public Two-Year (In District) - $3,336 - Private Col .....

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