How Does Early Decision Work

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There are several ways you can apply to a college – depending, of course, upon the type of options they offer. Our article Early Action, Early Decision, Regular Decision, Rolling…
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Does Financial Aid Cover Books?

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In short, yes, financial aid does cover the cost of books. Financial aid covers anything that falls under the cost of attendance, which includes: • Tuition • Room and Board…
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What Is the High School Code?

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Throughout your college admissions journey, you will be asked to provide your High School Code. If you’re like most students, you may be confused as to what that even is.…
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College Planning Webinars

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Our FREE Webinars Are Full of Great Information At Signature College Counseling, we love educating students and families about the college planning process. As you can see from our blogs…
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What Is the Deadline for FAFSA?

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All FAFSA forms/applications must be submitted by 11:59 p.m. central time on June 30th of the academic year for which you are applying. For example, if you are applying for…
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College Waitlist Chances

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When March rolls around, so do the final college admissions decisions. In addition to acceptances and rejections, you could possibly receive a notification that you have been put on a…
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Do Colleges Look at Disciplinary Records?

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College admissions officers will look at disciplinary records IF a high school provides them. Most college applications, including the Common App, inquire about disciplinary information. By disciplinary records, we mean…
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Do Colleges Look at Weighted GPA?

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This is a question that typically weighs heavily on every student’s mind. You’re taking more difficult classes – honors, AP, courses offered through colleges. These more difficult classes require more…
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What Does Early Action Mean?

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When you apply to college, you may have options as to the way in which you apply: • Early Action • Early Decision • Regular Decision • Priority Application •…
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