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Articles by Heather Ricker-Gilbert

What Kind of College Is the Right One for You? What Kind of College Is the Right One for You?
144 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Heather Ricker-Gilbert
There are more than 3,500 accredited colleges and universities in the United States. How do you differentiate among all these schools? [Read More]
New FAFSA Form Set to Debut on Saturday
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New FAFSA Form Set to Debut on Saturday
150 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Heather Ricker-Gilbert
The cost of college today can be daunting to many families, but it’s important to remember that financial aid is often available. Regardless of family income, I recommend that all parents and prospective college freshmen apply for financial aid. [Read More]
Navigating the College Admissions Process
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Navigating the College Admissions Process
152 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Heather Ricker-Gilbert
Navigation is the best word I can think of to describe the role of parents in helping their children through the sea of information surrounding the college admissions process. The sailing is not always smooth and the waters are often untested. At the same time, lessons in self-understanding along wi [Read More]
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