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Steps for Smooth Summer Transition

May 23rd, 2016

Congratulations once again to those who are graduating and made a commitment to the college of their choice!  Not only is it time to celebrate but also time to consider the next steps involved in transitioning to life on a college campus.  Money magazine has come up with a checklist to ensure that you and your parents are prepared for what lies ahead.  This checklist is a great way to stay on top of tasks that might fall to the wayside during summer vacation.

Our students heading off to boarding school in the fall will find that many of these suggestions apply to them, as well.

We look forward to hearing whether you find this article helpful.  What would you add to the checklist?

Article published April 26, 2016

Written by:  Kim Clark

You’ve decided on a college, settled on a financial aid package, and sent your deposit in. Maybe you even posted a picture of yourself in school garb for the White House’s College Signing Day festivities. Whew! Time to relax and celebrate the fact that you’re finally done with all those complicated forms, right?

Sure, take a little time to celebrate. But you’re nowhere near done with college forms or chores. In fact, graduating seniors have to do a surprising amount of paperwork in May and June to ensure, for example, that they have a dorm room to move into in the fall, health insurance that can be used on campus, and seats in the classes they want.

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