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KNIGHTtime News GUIDING YOUR COLLEGE PROCESS
THE NEWS BULLETIN
Articles We are Reading
 Lisa Giarratano
MICHELLE OBAMA ENCOURAGES STUDENTS TO REACH HIGHER
Former First Lady Michelle Obama has a special message for students starting the school year.
MAKE A SPLASH
Less “hardcore college jargon,” more “transitioning from summer to fall.” This is a piece I read every year when school starts to give me perspective on the season ahead. I hope you enjoy it as much as I do.
Kristen Jurgens
CUTTING THE CORD: WHAT PARENTS AND TEENAGERS NEED TO KNOW Judith Newman reviews a collection of books for further reading as students and parents prepare for the next phases of life post-high school and post-college. Newman’s recommendations offer smart, practical advice that is also insightful, and in some cases, humorous...because a healthy dose of humor is often the best way to make it through the admissions and post-college transitions unscathed!
Matt Mettille
FOCUS ON THE JOURNEY,
NOT THE DESTINATION
If you haven’t bookmarked the Georgia Tech Admission Blog, now is the time to do it! A great reminder of the process of self-discovery and the lessons you can learn about yourself through the college process.
THE PRIVILEGED POOR: HOW
ELITE COLLEGES ARE FAILING DISADVANTAGED STUDENTS
An important book by Harvard professor Anthony Abraham Jack, who interviews and recounts the struggles of less privileged students at elite institutions, which persist long after they arrive on campus.
Bea Hodavdekar
FAFSA DEADLINES YOU
SHOULD KNOW
Read on for more information regarding the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) deadlines, including California specific deadlines.
HOW TO COMPLETE THE CSS PROFILE
With October just around the corner, this timely article helps you to navigate one financial aid application form. It also compares the CSS Profile to the FAFSA.
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