How to Respond When Your Parent’s Questions About College Get Under Your Skin

College planning can be a tough enough experience for a teen without having to field a ton of questions from dad, mom, and every other adult in existence. We’re going to look at a few ways you can respond when your parents and others are getting under your skin while still being respectful. Which Colleges […]

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Three Major Differences Between Federal and Private Student Loans

Funding college can be tricky, and loans are often a part of the deal. With so many Americans stuck under the burden of debt from college loans, you are wise to gather more information before jumping into anything. We’re about to look at three of the biggest differences between applying for a student loan through […]

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What to Look for Outside of the College Ranking Systems

College is expensive! Costs are up more than 1100% over the last 30 years. It is no wonder you want your kids to go to the best school possible. You want the best value for your money. But are college ranking systems the only way to determine which schools your child should be applying to? […]

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Why You Should Begin Your College Funding Today

College is expensive! But we didn’t have to tell you that if you are a student or a parent of a student. Why should you start your college funding as soon as possible? Here are a few solid reasons not to wait another day. Tuition is up 559% – Just based on figures between 1985 […]

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The Skyrocketing Growth of Tuition at National Universities

These aren’t your parents’ college tuition costs. Yes, if you were fortunate enough to have parents who could afford to put you through college, they may literally have paid less than half of what it will cost you to send your kids through school. We’re about to take a closer look at the rising costs […]

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3 Important Areas for Your Student to Focus on for College Admission

3 Important Areas for Your Student to Focus on for College Admission What are colleges looking for in students these days? It depends on the college. Different college applications have different fields to complete to learn more about your child’s profile. As an example, here in California, the Cal State Application currently does not consider […]

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Just How Competitive Is the College Admissions and Acceptance Process?

If you are a parent, the idea of your child going to college may be stressful. How will you pay for skyrocketing tuition costs? Will your child be able to get into the right school in the current extremely competitive atmosphere? We’re going to discuss just how competitive college admissions really are. Is It Getting […]

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7 Tips to Help Your Student Manage the College Application Season

7 Tips to Help Your Student Manage the College Application Season With summer ending and the new school year beginning, the college application season is in full swing for the Class of 2018. Here are 7 tips to help your student manage the College Application Season. Ensure you have a balanced list of schools – […]

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6 Reasons Why Parents Use College Planners

The Top 6 Reasons to Use a College Planner: For Parents (1) College planners help you save money! College planners help your family find schools that fit within your budget They also help you to create a funding plan that maximizes financial aid, and helps you to pay for college in a tax-favored way. College […]

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