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Frequently Asked Questions

Helpful Resources

  • Scoir - secure website that helps students, parents, and counselors manage the college search, selection, and application process; accounts offered through Stuart
  • Common Application - application used by most colleges and universities to which our students apply 
  • Big Future - College Board-run site with very useful information on researching colleges, majors, careers, preparing for interviews, and navigating financial aid 
  • FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) - required form if you are applying for financial aid
  • CSS Profile - additional financial aid application used by many colleges and universities 
  • SmartTrack College Funding - service and tool to help families learn how best to pay for college
  • - helpful website that explains grants, loans, scholarships, and work study options
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  • NCAA Eligibility Center - where students must register with academic information if they are planning on playing NCAA Division I or II athletics
  • Occupational Outlook Handbook - U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics site that explains career options and future outlook for employment in those industries
  • Colleges That Change Lives - Group of selective liberal arts colleges that values and promotes a student-centered college search process 
  • ACCIS AdmitAll Blog - The Association of College Counselors in Independent Schools’ blog, written by college counselors, that covers a wide range of college topics for both students and parents


Cindy Michalak
Director of College Counseling