I am in a Facebook group for my local school district. Parents and teachers post items ranging from promoting school events to asking various questions. While most posts get a good number of comments and … Continue reading What To Do When Your Child Isn’t “College Material”
Our kids are in high school and we know we need to have them get serious and answer this question: “What do you want to be when you grow up?” As parents, it’s our responsibility … Continue reading Are the Highest Paying Jobs The Best Path to Success?
The number one challenge for parents with teenagers is paying for college. Let’s look at the numbers. $20,000 (average cost of college per year) x 4 = $80,000 That is if your child goes to … Continue reading The Secret to Saving Money When Paying for College
A friend of mine recently told me that his senior high-school student declared he wanted to take a gap year. The dad asked, “What are you going to do in that year?” The son replied … Continue reading What To Do When Your Child Wants a Gap Year
A mom on posted on Facebook this beautiful wood carved table that her high school son had crafted. She asked, “Should I be sending my son to college when he can make items like this?” … Continue reading Why Trade School Is A Viable Option For Your Child
This is the last article in my series about what I learned about dual enrollment. If you haven’t seen my previous articles – 4 Things About Dual Enrollment and Is Dual Enrollment a Right Choice … Continue reading Dual Enrollment Could Impact Your Child’s Social Interactions
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 … Continue reading Is Dual Enrollment Right For Your Child?
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 … Continue reading 4 Fundamental Things to Know About Dual Enrollment
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 … Continue reading 3 Out of 4 College Students are Stressed
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 … Continue reading Things You Didn’t Know About College Applications