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Advice For Educators: The College App and FAFSA

Navigating the college application process can be difficult for all students. Navigating the college application process can be difficult for all students. The applications, the costs, testing, maintaining good grades, and planning take considerable effort, especially if students wait until the last minute to start. Students who haven’t done a lot of preparation, may now be feeling a bit frazzled. This is...

Personal Statement Advice

Increase Your College Readiness by Knowing How to Create a Personal Statement Applying for college is exciting! Less exciting, though, is the prospect of penning a personal statement. Even the best writers find themselves caving under the pressure of such a high-stakes assignment. We’ll share a secret: writing a personal statement doesn’t have to be stressful. In fact, once you know...

ATTENDING COLLEGE ABROAD: VIABLE OR RISKY?

When Germany announced the it would no longer charge tuition for German students and international students alike, news outlets across the world spread the news far and wide citing this ruling as a game-changer in education. It sounds idyllic, doesn’t it? Spending your college years in an exotic foreign location, learning from distinguished german professors, meeting people from all over...

COLLEGE PREP CHECKLIST – DON’T FORGET ABOUT THESE!

Reality Changers helps at-risk San Diego students acquire the necessary funding to attend college. Some of our greatest challenges involve finding enough money to secure the dream of higher education. With generous donations from individuals and companies, relentless fundraising efforts and persistent applications for grants and scholarships, we’re able to meet college’s considerable financial requirements. Yet as difficult (and rewarding)...

EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE COLLEGE COMMON APPLICATION

What is the College Common Application? Before you can attend college, you have to apply for college. And how you apply to college – or, most likely, multiple colleges – is a pivotal part of the process. An inefficient college application process creates needless headaches, unnecessary delays and mounting frustration. A streamlined, simple college application protocol ensures you’ll get the best...