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  • September 7, 2021
    Financial Literacy

    What You Should Know About FAFSA

    If there’s anything that’s more fun than doing your taxes, it’s filling out the FAFSA. (Sarcasm intended.) “Many people say it’s worse because it’s harder to understand from a ‘what are they asking me’ point of view,” says Cozy Whitman, an expert at College Inside Track. The company helps families…
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  • August 3, 2021 teacher with kids
    Path to College

    Florida’s top teachers offer tips for new year

    It’s back-to-school time, and parents are once again working to set students up for success. We are rolling back bedtimes, shopping for school supplies and considering breakfasts that will keep them full until lunchtime — all the pieces that feel in our control. But what about one of the biggest…
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  • July 25, 2021
    Path to College

    Pro back to school tips for 2021

    Last year was a school year like no other. When it was time to measure 2020-21 student enrollment last fall, the Florida Department of Education qualified it like this: 1,503,788 were “traditional brick & mortar.” 1,211,855 were “innovative.” 76,044 were “traditional virtual.” Most of those “innovative” students began the school…
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  • July 19, 2021 Family reading a book together
    Path to College

    Tips to combat students’ “summer slide”

    For most students, there is nothing so spectacular as that long, lazy stretch of summer. But research shows that this respite from school can come with a price in the form of summer learning loss. On average, students’ achievement scores decline over summer vacation by one month’s worth of school-year…
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  • June 23, 2021 Family on the beach
    Lifelong Learning

    Tips to make vacations a learning experience

    Summer vacations are a time to relax, explore and make memories as a family, but they are also a time to learn. After all, experience is the best teacher, and new experiences are what vacations are all about! Apply a little bit of creative thinking and intentionality to your vacation,…
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