A Career Decision That Turned into $80,000 in Debt

A parent shared with me that her first child, John, always wanted to be an anesthesiologist. Ever since he was in middle school, John was sure that was the career he wanted. The parents felt confident about his choice because that was what he wanted to do for so many years. So, their son...

The Best Way To Work With The High School Guidance Counselor

Last week, I talked about how it’s not the guidance counselor’s responsibility to fully prepare your child about their future.  It’s the parent’s responsibility. You can click here to read the blog if you missed it. I did have one parent comment that it’s the child’s and parent’s responsibility. I fully agree, but as...

Is Dual Enrollment Right For Your Child?

  Last week’s blog introduced you to the concept of dual enrollment. This is where your child can take college courses while still in high school. I talked about the four things you need to know about dual enrollment. If you missed it, you can click here to read it. One of the four...

4 Fundamental Things to Know About Dual Enrollment

Dual enrollment is a concept that somewhat eluded me. It’s an opportunity for kids to take college courses while still in high school. Many states offer this program under a variety of names, such as Jumpstart, Concurrent Enrollment, Running Start, etc. I jumped at the opportunity to attend a seminar about dual enrollment at...

3 Out of 4 College Students are Stressed

I saw an article on Facebook this weekend about a study that was recently done. 67,000 college students from over 100 college campuses were surveyed. They found that 3 out of 4 college students are stressed. The article lists various reasons for the stress including: Mounting expectations Evolving self-identify Shock of leaving home for...

Things You Didn’t Know About College Applications

I am so excited to share this week’s special blog with you. I interviewed Linda Dennis, a college application expert. Her business is iCollege Consulting. Linda has helped many parents and kids navigate through the college application process. Linda has a lot to share with us about the college application process. You are really...

Four Tips for Keeping Your High Schooler Organized

High school moves at a very fast pace. Sometimes it’s so fast that your child’s life turns chaotic before anyone realizes it. That is why it’s important to stay organized all the time, especially when prepping for college. Here are some tips you and your high schooler can follow to help! 1.The first tip,...

The Campus Visit

College is a lot more than classes; it’s the atmosphere that your child will be in for their entire college experience. Visiting the campus plays an important part in choosing which college is the best fit for your child. This is the time to visit dorms, offices, classrooms, the town in which it is...

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