Everything You Need To Know About Merit Scholarships

Paying for college continues to be a challenge for many families who are looking for ways to make the most of their education dollars.  Some ... Read More


Parenting: When Your Kids Are in College

As many parents get ready to send their kids off to college, and possibly encounter an empty nest, they tend to bemoan the fact that their life is changing, and that here on in, parenting is over. This author invites us to think about the change, but not the change ... Read More

Chasing Merit Scholarships? Here’s A High School Junior Year Checklist To Start Following

If you have a high school junior and you’re wondering what they should be doing regarding college admissions, this post is for you. I have two-college freshmen, one college sophomore and a college senior - all four of them in four different colleges right now. They all have at least ... Read More

When College Kids Come Home For the Holidays

As we approach the holidays, many college students are headed back home for the first time since summer. This can create a combination of joyful anticipation and some trepidation for both young adults and their parents. Without a doubt, the act of a child leaving home shifts the family dynamics, ... Read More


Tips To Help Save Merit Scholarships In Jeopardy

Your student worked hard in high school to earn a merit scholarship in college, but sometimes keeping up the grades once in college, isn't as easy. Is your college student on the verge of losing their academic merit scholarships due to their GPA not meeting the threshold? Or do you ... Read More