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What to Expect Your First Semester

Are you curious about what you can expect during that first semester in college? No matter where, when, or how you start your postsecondary journey, that first semester is new for everyone. Here are pro-tips, warnings, and some fun facts about what college life looks like in your first semester!

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Why Going to College is (Still) Worth It

Earning a postsecondary degree is an investment in your future. Many students throughout the country are wondering if pursuing a postsecondary degree or going to college is still worth it. Explore these findings to learn more about the value of a postsecondary degree.

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Student Emergency Scholarship

College Forward has emergency scholarships available to students. All students are eligible to apply, regardless of enrollment or citizenship status. Due to limited funding, we cannot guarantee funding for every request.

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What’s Your Online Presence?

Did you know that your online presence, from social media to Google results and reviews, can be used by employers to making hiring decisions and by colleges for admissions choices? Here are some helpful steps to make sure you put your best foot forward online.

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Financial Aid Frequently Asked Questions

Helping students navigate financial aid and paying for college is a popular coaching session at College Forward. No matter where you are on your post-secondary journey, we know financial concerns are on the top of your mind. To help you with some of those questions, and help you navigate this conversation with your CoFo coach, […]

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CARES Act Frequently Asked Questions

The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act is a bill passed by Congress in March 2020, that provides much-needed emergency aid during the COVID-19 pandemic. This bill provides special accommodations for students. The U.S. Department of Education (ED) has announced the first distribution of funds through the CARES Act. Students should refer to […]

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Succeeding in School During COVID-19

College Forward is here to support our students through the recent COVID-19 pandemic. We have compiled the best resources we have seen to make sure you continue succeeding in College during the COVID-19 outbreak.

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Nail Your College Resume in 6 Steps

What is a Resume? A resume is a one to two-page summary highlighting your education, work experiences (both paid and unpaid) and other qualifications that make you qualified for the job you’re applying for. The ultimate goal of a resume is to get you an interview! For students, a resume helps showcase who you are […]

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Succeeding in Online Classes

Students across the country are transitioning to online classes at their college or university. College Forward has compiled several tips and best practices for how to be successful in this new course format. Stay Healthy: It is important to take care of yourself and stay healthy. Get plenty of sleep, stay hydrated, wash your hands […]

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Reading Financial Aid Letters

Financial Aid Award letters from school can be tricky to decipher sometimes. We suggest contacting your CoFo coach to read through them with you. Letters can differ in the language they use, but here are some things to look for, as well as some tips and tricks. Types of Aid Loans – This is money […]

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