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Classes – Seniors

Classes in college are arranged differently than they are in high school.  You will have gaps in time between classes.  Plan each day’s schedule carefully, including study time in addition to class time and social time. #Seniors

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College Tip – Creating your College Resume

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Great Participating at Parent Camp This Morning!

It was great being a Sponsor and participating in Parent Camp this morning at Boone County High School and meeting some terrific parents and co-facilitators!  Thank you Julie Pile for inviting me to be a facilitator for the Preparing to

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HECA Conference was a BIG Success!

Hi everybody, I am headed home from my first trip to sunny California having attended the HECA (Higher Education Consultants Association) Conference.  What an awesome time I have had seeing my fellow IEC (Independent Education Consultant) friends and taking a

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ALERT for Graduates and Rising Seniors: Update on the IRS Data Retrieval Tool

IRS Data Retrieval Tool status In March, the IRS disabled the IRS Data Retrieval Tool (IRS DRT), created to make downloading a family’s Tax Return information easy.  Apparently it was too easy because it was shut down following concerns that

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WARNING: Watch What You Post on Facebook and Other Social Media

Hi it’s Dan the College Man with your College Tip, I have always counseled my students to BE CAREFUL what they post or share from others on their Social Media (Facebook, Twitter etc.) because as 10 admitted students to Harvard

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ParentCamp is Coming to NKY & We are Proud to be a Sponsor for #ParentCampNKY

College and Beyond is proud to be a sponsor of this event which will bring parents and educators together from across Northern Kentucky. ParentCamp is pleased to announce the addition of a ParentCamp to be held in Northern Kentucky. #ParentCampNKY

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My friend Christine Luken’s Book is now available: Money is Emotional

Hi everybody, Let’s face it, bad money decisions can haunt a person for years.  Wouldn’t it be nice to have a proven roadmap to follow to help you get out of the mess you’re in? That is exactly what my

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SENIORS: Citing Security Fears, IRS Suspends IRS Data Retrieval Tool in Financial Aid Process

Hi everybody, For those of you who still need to submit your FAFSA, “the U.S. Department of Education and the Internal Revenue Service on Thursday announced that the IRS had suspended the agency’s data-retrieval tool, a key online resource that,

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Seniors: Here are some Local Scholarships you should pursue!

Did you know that there are some terrific Local Scholarships that you can pursue TODAY if you meet the requirements and TAKE ACTION!  Here is a short list with some brief descriptions: Boone County Education Association:  Do you plan to

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