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Sia Knight

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12th Grade Checklists | Federal Student Aid

For both students and parents, 12th grade is the time to apply for scholarships, fill out the FAFSA, learn about tax benefits for education and take standardized tests if you haven’t already.


For high school seniors: here is a great comprehensive checklist that will help you stay on track for federal student aid.

In a previous article, I offered suggestions on how students can maximize their chances of winning scholarships.  You can find that piece here:

What to Know Before Starting SAT, ACT Prep

Understand the format, subject and scoring of each test before settling on a college entrance exam.


This is a great article that outlines what students should consider before registering for a college admissions test.  One important factor is when to test.  I discussed this topic in a previous article that; can be found here:

Top Tips for Writing Your College Application Essay

While a tough part of the college application, essays are also your big opportunity to highlight your strengths and discuss material not presented anywhere else. Here,’s writing tutors share some of their top tips here.


Do you know anyone who needs college essay advice?  If so, share this article that provides great tips by writing experts.

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