July 2017

College Students ‑ Gearing Up to Pay Your Tuition Bill?

Before you arrive on campus, you will need to finalize your college financing plan. This may mean using tuition payment plans, a PLUS (Parent Loan for Undergraduate Students) loan, or perhaps a private student loan. If you and your family need assistance putting your financing plan together, our college counselors are ready to help! Call us at 888.7.GRADUATE, X119 to schedule your FREE 60 minute college funding appointment today.

Also, be sure to check your online account (on the college's website) for information on your next steps. The financial aid office at your school may ask you to verify some piece (or pieces) of your financial aid information and this summer, will ask you to go online to sign your Federal Direct Loan Master Promissory Note (MPN) and also your required Federal Online Entrance Counseling.


Nine NH High Schools' Offering SAT on Saturday, August 26

Hey Seniors, did you know that the SAT is being offered this August? The following nine high schools are hosting the SAT on Saturday, August 26: Alvirne High School, Bow High School, Concord High School, Dover High School, Exeter High School, Goffstown High School, Kennett High School, Laconia High School, and Manchester Memorial High School. These are testing sites ‑ you do not need to be a student at that particular high school in order to take the SAT at that high school.

Did you know that research shows that studying with Official SAT® Practice on Khan Academy® for 20 hours is associated with an average score gain of 115 points on the SAT? And nearly 40 percent of all test takers reported using it. Learn more about the benefits of Official SAT Practice.

For more information, and to register, visit


Will You Be a High School Senior in September?

Need ideas for majors that match your interests? Need help developing a list of schools to apply to? Have questions about the college admissions and financial aid process? The Center for College Planning provides New Hampshire high school seniors and their families with expert advice about the college planning process free of charge. Make the most of your summer and spend an hour with one of our college counselors to get a jumpstart on your college planning! Call 888.7.GRADUATE, X119 or email us to schedule your FREE appointment today!

And remember, our Summer Boot Camp program provides you the opportunity to work in a small‑group setting and start to build your college plan. Register today!


HS Seniors: Apply, Apply, Apply

Are you wondering if “Early Decision” admission is right for you? What about “Early Action”? If you are considering either of these options it is critical to understand not only how quickly deadlines will approach in the fall, but also how this decision will impact your whole college application process. Make sure you have the facts!


Scholarship Alert

The EDvestinU® Monthly Scholarship Giveaway program randomly selects three (3) $1,000 scholarship recipients each month to students who will be in college for the next upcoming academic year! It is one of the easiest scholarship applications you will find! Check out this list of past winners and click here to enter for your chance to win today!


I Am College Bound Promo of the Month

HS Students: Participate each month in our I Am College Bound promotion! Just read a college planning or financial aid article, answer a question about the article correctly, and you will be entered into a random drawing to win a $25 Amazon gift card.

I Am College Bound's goal is to provide New Hampshire students with the inspiration, information and planning support to pursue higher education goals - share the link with your friends!

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