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Author: Amy Jeffrey

Amy Jeffrey is the founder of Make Me a Freshman, a free website that allows you apply to college. Simply choose your colleges, and the website generates a checklist with all of your specific requirements and deadlines for applying to college and for financial aid.

Posted Dec. 28, 2015, 9 a.m. by Amy Jeffrey | View Comments

It’s easy to feel the stress of trying to balance college applications with time for family and friends during the holidays. Here are three tips to help you navigate: 1. Plan specific time for working on your applications. Set aside time during your break when you will commit to working on applying to college and for financial aid. That way, you won’t procrastinate and you can enjoy the time that you are not working without feeling guilty about any looming deadlines. Planning ahead will ensure that you do not wait until the end of your break when you will be ...