Full-Price Tuition for Remote Learning: Is It Worth It?

Melissa T. Shultz

Melissa T. Shultz is a writer and editor whose work has been published by The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Dallas Morning News, AARP’s The Ethel, Ladies’ Home Journal, Parade Magazine, Newsweek, Reader’s Digest, Today.com, and many other publications. She is the Director at Road2College; Editor-at-Large for Jim Donovan Literary; and the author of From Mom to Me Again, a memoir/self-help book that was named one of “Three Inspiring Reads” by Parade.com. Her first children’s book is forthcoming from Familius in 2025.

Articles by Melissa T.

How Test Optional Colleges Evaluate Students for Admissions

How Test Optional Colleges Evaluate Students for Admissions

September 10, 2020

Without test scores, how do admissions officers evaluate a student’s readiness for college? How do colleges use other documents, such as teacher evaluations, counselor recommendations, and school report to find student qualities to evaluate?

Child off to College? Reflection Can Help You Grow, but Don’t Get Stuck in the Past

August 30, 2020

Introspection at this point in life—when the kids are headed off to college, and we’re transitioning to an empty nest—is…

The Trouble With Test-Optional Admissions: What the Experts Are Saying

The Trouble With Test-Optional Admissions: What the Experts Are Saying

August 14, 2020

Most colleges have now either gone test-optional or test-blind for this school year. Students and parents are wondering what that…

The Parental Dilemma of the Year: Should We Let Our College Kids Return to Campus?

The Parental Dilemma of the Year: Should We Let Our College Kids Return to Campus?

July 30, 2020

It’s the question heard ’round the country, and the answer is complicated—and different for each family dealing with its own…

Full-Price Tuition for Remote Learning: Is It Worth It?

Full-Price Tuition for Remote Learning: Is It Worth It?

July 24, 2020

COVID-19 has changed not only how students learn, but the perception of what qualifies as a worthwhile educational investment. So…

Changes Ahead in the World of Higher Ed: The Experts Weigh In

Changes Ahead in the World of Higher Ed: The Experts Weigh In

July 17, 2020

When Stanford announced the elimination of 11 out of their 36 varsity sports teams, it was clear there’d be more…

Are Students Who Really Don’t Need the Money Meriting From Merit Scholarships?

Are Students Who Really Don’t Need the Money Meriting From Merit Scholarships?

July 6, 2020

We asked Stephen Burd, senior higher education writer and editor at New America, a Washington, D.C.-based think tank to answer…

Answers to Your Top 5 Questions About Student Loans

Answers to Your Top 5 Questions About Student Loans

July 2, 2020

When it comes to student loans, you’ve got important questions, and we’ve got timely answers. Here are the top five…