Announcing TWO New Test Prep Scholarships for LA County Students

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Great news for Los Angeles County K-12 students preparing for standardized tests this year! We at LA Tutors are offering two new scholarships to help our community as they prepare for upcoming standardized tests. First is our Independent School Test Prep scholarship which will award three students with free ISEE tutoring, and second is our…

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College Admissions Changes in the Age of COVID-19

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COVID-19 has thrown a lot into question, including the college admissions process. As the news changes every day, so are the tough decisions colleges are making about how to consider grades and test scores in a way that is fair to all students. How will admissions decisions for seniors be affected? For current seniors, most…

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Maximizing Your Aid, Minimizing Your Costs: Need-Based Grants and Merit Scholarships

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The FAFSA and Profile (discussed in these previous posts: Part 1 and Part 2) will determine your family’s financial need and “Expected Family Contribution” (EFC), but it’s up to the school and the government to determine how much you actually pay. Government Grants Certain forms of government student aid, such as Pell Grants and Cal…

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