Junior Scholar Sessions

Self evaluation tools for discovering what a match college might look like
Self evaluation tools for discovering what a match college might look like 150 150 Explore Solutions

Explore Solutions is excited to be part of your college exploration team for the 2019-2020 academic year. We have compiled some assessments/quizzes/questionnaires to help students begin his or her self-exploration. Understanding why you want to college, what your goals may be, or what that “ideal” college may look like and feel like is important to…

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Explore Solutions Excellent Lists – WUE and A+ Schools for B Students
Explore Solutions Excellent Lists – WUE and A+ Schools for B Students 150 150 Explore Solutions

Dear Students and Parents, Attached are two more of our updated Explore Solutions Excellent Lists. WUE Awards A+ Schools for B Students (by state) We hope you find them useful as you continue to explore your college options. The statistics are based on the most recently available national statistics. Please note the WUE list is…

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2018 Excellent Lists!
2018 Excellent Lists! 150 150 Explore Solutions

Click the links below to access the 2018 Excellent Lists Colleges That Meet 85 100% Of Need Based Financial Aid 2018 2019 Final Colleges With Generous Merit Aid For Students With No Need 2018 2019 Final  

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Career Cruising Instructions – How to maximize this resource
Career Cruising Instructions – How to maximize this resource 150 150 Explore Solutions

Career Cruising is a wonderfully comprehensive tool for exploring areas of interest, either career or subject, and connecting them with college programs and colleges. Below is a document with instructions on how to best utilize this resource in your college process. If you save your searches and would like some guidance on the interpretation or…

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2016 A+ Schools for B Students
2016 A+ Schools for B Students 150 150 Explore Solutions

Check out the link below for a great college list resource for B students. 2016 A+ Schools For B Students Spreadsheet 2

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Explore Solutions Class of 2016 Scholar Report
Explore Solutions Class of 2016 Scholar Report 150 150 Explore Solutions

Dear Students and Parents, Attached is a comprehensive college report from our most recent class of Solutions Scholar seniors. It shows all their admission decisions and merit scholarships awarded, sorted by college. No need-based aid is included in the report. Please note that a few of the colleges on the list provide generous need-based aid,…

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Campus Culture Quiz
Campus Culture Quiz 150 150 Explore Solutions

Students, you need to start somewhere when thinking of potential colleges. Why not begin with discovering a little bit about yourself? What collegiate environment might be a match for you? Take the short Campus Culture Quiz, get your score, and then see what it means. Campus Culture Quiz  

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“Be True to Your Academic ‘Fingerprint’”
“Be True to Your Academic ‘Fingerprint’” 150 150 Explore Solutions

By Peter Van Buskirk 7/14/16 Myth: All colleges and universities are alike. Reality: This country boasts a broad array of more than 3,000 colleges and universities dedicated to providing post-secondary educational opportunities. Although common in mission, their personalities, curricula and institutional cultures vary as greatly as 3,000 sets of fingerprints! Think about what this means for you.…

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Explore Solutions Excellent Lists!
Explore Solutions Excellent Lists! 150 150 Explore Solutions

Explore Solutions has created several lists that are financially focused and that you may find beneficial as you begin to build a college list. The links below will take you to the actual list documents. Happy exploring! To properly use the lists, you must know your EFC (Expected Family Contribution). Please use your 2015 tax…

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Campus Visit Checklist
Campus Visit Checklist 150 150 Explore Solutions

Make the Most of Your Trip Take a look at this list before planning campus trips to make sure that you allow enough time on each campus to get a sense of what the school—and the life of its students—is really like. Take a campus tour. Have an interview with an admissions officer. Get business…

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