Category Archives: Planning for College

College application time: encouraging your student to look at many options

Students may start their college search with a set of preconceived ideas. They may have their heart set on a prestigious college, or they may simply want to attend the nearby school where their friends are headed. Neither choice is … Continue reading

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Get your students ready for college acceptances

Early acceptance letters are already trickling out, but soon a flood of acceptance letters will be sent to your high school seniors. Once your students have received their acceptance letters, what happens next? It’s the perfect time to help them … Continue reading

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Your student has gotten early acceptance—now what?

Applying for early acceptance to college is a great way for students to lock in on the school they’re certain about. If your student has achieved early acceptance, what happens next? It’s the perfect time to help them get a … Continue reading

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How to find the right college

Selecting college is a big deal: this is a place that you will spend the next several years, build a network of friends and professors, and shape your career prospects for your life ahead. You should make sure you are … Continue reading

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Options other than college

Not every high school senior may be ready for college in the fall. Your students could go right into the workforce and begin their careers, but if they are thinking of going to college eventually, what other options are there? … Continue reading

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College application time: encouraging your student to look at many options

Students may start their college search with a set of preconceived ideas. They may have their heart set on a prestigious college, or they may simply want to attend the nearby school where their friends are headed. Neither choice is … Continue reading

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College Interview 101

The basics: A college interview is a chance for you to meet a representative of the school and talk to them about how the institution may be the right fit for you. Although most admissions officers will be more interested … Continue reading

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Make a plan and stick to it – your guide to saving for college

When you’re planning to pay for college, budgeting is a great way to take some of the stress out of the process and fill in the gaps that loans and scholarships can leave behind. Look into payment plans If tuition … Continue reading

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Meet your guide on the road to college

There are a lot of things to consider as you prepare for college, so starting early can help make the whole process easier. Thankfully, you have a great resource for almost any question you might have as you start preparing … Continue reading

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FAFSA Essentials: What Every Student Needs to Know

For Seniors preparing to apply for federal financial aid or Juniors just beginning their college search, the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) is one form nearly every college bound student will encounter. Completing the application may require tracking … Continue reading

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