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Entries for June 2005

When Preparing for College, It’s Never too Early to Start  An Early Start Provides Families with Peace of Mind and Cash in Hand  June 19, 2005: ST. CHARLES, MO – Unfortunately, for some students, college preparation is a six-month process. It begins in the summer with the ACT test, and ends around Christmas when they have chosen schools to apply to. But a growing number of students are beginning to understand all of the ...

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Taking the Step from High School to College  St. Charles Company Helps Students Succeed, and Beat the Odds Stacked Against Them  June 15, 2005: ST. CHARLES, MO – The months leading up to a young adult’s first semester of college can be a stressful, nerve-wracking time, full of anticipation, excitement, and worry. A recent report in the New York Times states that many colleges lose anywhere from 20% - 30% of their freshma...

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So Much More than an Admissions Test  Higher ACT Scores Help Students Secure More Money for College  June 12, 2005: ST. CHARLES, MO – Students preparing for college understand that the ACT or SAT test can often be the determining factor in their admission to the college of their choice. However, they often overlook what the test can do for them financially when it comes to paying for their education at the college of their dre...

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Summer Months Provide a Perfect Opportunity to Plan for College  Local College Funding Expert Outlines the Advantages of Summer Preparation  June 8, 2005: ST. CHARLES, MO – There are a lot of things on a high school student’s mind when they reach that magical day in late spring- the last day of school. For the next few months, their thoughts will turn to weekends with friends, summer sports leagues, lounging around the h...

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Choosing the Right College is all in the Details  St. Charles Company Helps Students Prepare for College Campus Visits  June 1, 2005: ST. CHARLES, MO – For a high school student preparing for college, summer can be a far cry from a vacation. These students spend many hours of their summer visiting college campuses and trying to make the decision that will have a strong impact on their life in the coming years- which college to...

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