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3 Things I Bet You Didn’t Know About Military PCS’s

PCS season is upon us.  Whether you are moving or know someone who is, read on for better understanding. 

Categories: Moving to a New School, Student 2 Student Programs Worldwide, Moving to a New School

Do You Know What “Expected Family Contribution” Means?

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If you’ve not had a child head off to college, chances are you don’t know what “Expected Family Contribution” (EFC) stands for.  Yet with the rising costs associated with earning a college degree, it’s important that you understand both what it means, and how it’s calculated.  Below we provide some resources for calculating yours, so that you have a better feel for the true “out-of-pocket” cost for your student’s college education.

Categories: Student 2 Student Programs Worldwide, Transition to College, Transition to College

5 Reasons Why You Should Use SchoolQuest’s™ Scholarship Finder!

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Getting accepted into college isn’t the only hurdle that prospective higher-education students face.  Paying for college is a growing concern.  Google “Student Debt Statistics” and you’ll find some pretty alarming numbers!  What if a student could attend a college or university without taking on a large amount of debt in the first place?  This is where SchoolQuest™ comes in!

Categories: Your Child's Ages & Stages, Student 2 Student Programs Worldwide, Transition to College, Transition to College

SchoolQuest’s Favorite Back to School Blogs!

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Students will soon be stepping through those doors and walking down those halls again (if they haven’t already!) as it’s “Back to School” time.  Here to help with ideas, information and resources for making this transition as smooth as possible for your student(s) are some of our favorite blog posts from the past.

Categories: Moving to a New School, Your Child's Ages & Stages, Student 2 Student Programs Worldwide, Moving to a New School, Your Child's Ages & Stages

3 Signs it’s Time to Talk with Your Child’s Teacher

Most parents have times when they wonder . . . 

. . . Is their child on-track with their learning?
. . . Is their child participating?
. . . Does their child have friends at school?

Unfortunately, too many parents feel they need to wait until a formally scheduled meeting, such as Parent-Teacher Conferences, before they can discuss these concerns with their student’s teacher(s).

Categories: Moving to a New School, Your Child's Ages & Stages, Student 2 Student Programs Worldwide

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