Simple Summer Tips to Prepare for College

It’s summer time and either your kids are out for break or they will be soon. Summer is for fun and a break from the regular school year craziness. With homework, sports, band, volunteering, and projects, there isn’t much time for anything else. Summer break provides an optimal opportunity for your child to have...

How to Avoid Putting Your Retirement On Hold

A parent recently told me…… “I am facing retirement in less than two years. I wish I put my children’s hopes and dreams into perspective. College kids aren’t the only ones who take out education loans. More parents need to understand the impact of their child’s future on their own hopes and dreams.” Debbie,...

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...

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...

Summer Before College Prep

The summer before your teen goes to college can be a confusing time for everyone. As a parent, you want to do everything you can to make sure your college freshman is going off to the school of their dreams with ease. But, sometimes it’s hard to make a checklist of things to research...

Your Teen and their Finances

Not a lot of teenagers enjoy thinking about finances. It’s a big scary word that only their parents have said in passing. But now that your child is about to be out on their own in college, it is a great time to discuss money and how to earn it, save it and spend...

Creating a High School Resume

When your student is in high school they probably don’t spend much time thinking about a resume. Plus, what sorts of things are they supposed to put on there if they are just in high school working a part-time job and playing some sports? You may be surprised to find out that colleges and...

Podcast : Robbi Crawford Show

I enjoyed being a guest on the Robbi Crawford Show to talk about the stress that can go along with choosing a college. Listen to the Podcast HERE “It can be stressful and overwhelming when you consider the number of college options available. Many just want to review some straight forward data to narrow...

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