• News/Updates will be added as new information is received, check back often to see new information!

    College Updates:

    Nichols College Information Session

    • Register for a Saturday session on October 8th, or October 22nd. These sessions are on campus and include an overview presentation about Nichols and a student-led campus tour.
    • Meet & Mingle: We invite your students to join us for a classic fall day on October 15th! Take a campus tour, hear a student-led panel discussion, and join us for the Nichols football game with a variety of game-day food! 

    University of Miami Rosentiel School Fall Open House - October 21st at 1:00PM EST Click here to register for zoom session

    Join us for an open house of the Rosentiel School's Campus on Virginia Key (virutally). Prospective undergraduate students are welcome to attend with their families to learn more about the different research areas of the Rosentiel School  of Marine, Atmospheric, and Earth Science. You'll get a chance to see our world-class facilities firsthand, and learn about research opportunities for students. 

    Wheaton College - Our Admission team is thrilled to share some exciting updates with you, including the introduction of three new offerings available to Wheaton College students beginning in Fall 2023: Criminal Justice, Nursing (BSN), and WheaGo Global 

    Utica University - 3 new NCAA Division III sports teams added

    Utica University President Dr. Laura Casamento and Director of Athletics Dave Fontaine announced that the university will add women’s gymnastics, men’s wrestling and women’s wrestling to its roster of NCAA Division III intercollegiate sports. These additions bring the total number of intercollegiate sports at Utica to 29.

    All three winter season sports will begin play for the 2023-24 season.

    Saint Anselm College adds five new majors this fall: Business Analytics (BA), Health Sciences (BS), Information Systems (BA), Legal Studies (BA), and Public Health (BS). A minor in       Africana Studies was also added. 

    The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) allows students to qualify for need-based financial aid, like grants, loans and work-study programs that help make college affordable and accessible.

    Students and families can take the following steps to prepare for filing the FAFSA, which opens Oct. 1:
    • Students should create a FAFSA account at https://studentaid.gov.
    • Students and families can begin gathering information from their most recent tax returns.

    Universal Technical Institute Virtual Open House - October 12th 4:30pm and 7pm  Virtual National Open House events

    • During our Virtual National Open House, students can:
      → Experience a virtual tour of our fun, hands-on training labs
      → Get questions answered during Q&A sessions with our hosts and program experts
      → Learn why leading industry brands have relationships with our schools 

    Northeast Maritime Institute - October 15th 12:00pm-3:00pm

    • Fall 2022 Open House; 32 Washington Street Fairhaven, MA 02719

    College Fairs:

    College Fair - Plymouth North High School

    Tuesday, October 18th from 6:00pm to 8:00pm

     

    NEACAC - New England Association for College Admission Counseling Fall College Fairs 2022      Click here to see Fall College Fair dates and locations!

    • Worcester State University - Sunday, October 2nd 11:00am-1:00pm

    MEFA (Massachusetts Educational Financing Authority) Updates:

    Financial Aid 101 webinars - On a weekly basis from September 28th through early December. Webinars will occur during both daytime and evening hours, featuring subject matter experts from MEFA. 

    Families can view webinar dates and times and register at Click to register. Webinars will be recorded and posted online for families who are unable to attend a live event.

    MEFA Events - free informative webinars and virtual community events on a range of topics. Click to view events!

    If your families aren’t yet signed up for MEFA emails, encourage them to do so. Our content is modified based on the ages of the children in the family, and contains key tips, news, and resources on all aspects of college planning. Parents won’t want to miss our timely and informative updates. Click link to register!

    Webinars:

    PSAT Information

    The PSAT is almost here! The Princeton Review knows that students (and parents) want to do their best. We will be hosting “PSAT Week” from October 3rd to October 6th, discussing strategies for the PSAT, National Merit Scholarship Qualification, and how the test fits into their college application process.

    PSAT Strategy Session - October 3rd 10:00PM EST Click to register!

    • Learn the basic strategies and skills that you will need to tackle the PSAT in this presentation.

    Finding Your Dream College - October 4th 8:00PM EST Click to register!

    • This presentation will help students discover what a dream college means for them, and help them find their best fit.

    The Digitial SAT: What you Need to Know - October 5th 8:00PM EST Click to register!

    • This presentation will discuss what’s changing on the SAT, and what a digital SAT means for students.

    PSAT Strategy Session - October 6th 8:00PM EST Click to register!

    • Learn the basic strategies and skills that you will need to tackle the PSAT in this presentation.

    Sallie Mae Virtual Event - 

    The Free Application for Federal Student Aid, aka the FAFSA®, is the single most important thing your students can do to get money to help pay for college. It’s the only way they can apply for federal or state financial aid. The FAFSA® will determine their eligibility for grants, scholarships, work-study programs, and federal student loans.  Register now for a free virtual event: The first step to finding the money you need for college: Completing the FAFSA® Wednesday, October ‍5th at ‍7pm EST Register Now 

    My Journey from ACT free webinar - Families can register for this free event and choose their own sessions to learn how to prepare for college and career—from finding scholarships to transitioning to life on campus and everything in between. They will also feature a panel discussion with current college students who will share their triumphs and challenges on the road from high school to higher ed. Click link to register!

    Military Service Branches Updates: