Author: Suzi Parker

Suzi ParkerSuzi is an award-winning political and cultural journalist and author whose works have appeared in The Daily Beast, The Economist, The Christian Science Monitor, Reuters, The Washington Post, Town & Country, US News & World Report, and many other national and international publications.

Merit Scholarships Are Worth the Work
College Savings

Merit Scholarships Are Worth the Work

Suzi Parker Suzi Parker- November 14, 2019 0

“We don’t qualify for need-based aid, what should we do?” That’s a question too often asked by families worried about paying for college. With college ... Read More

How Well Do Families Navigate The Student Loan Process?
Finance

How Well Do Families Navigate The Student Loan Process?

Suzi Parker Suzi Parker- November 1, 2019 0

You’ve done the math and realized that there’s no way to send your child to college without a loan. The loan process for college can ... Read More

Buy A Condo, Establish Residency, Get In-State Tuition? It’s Possible!
Finance

Buy A Condo, Establish Residency, Get In-State Tuition? It’s Possible!

Suzi Parker Suzi Parker- October 25, 2019 0

“Congrats! You’re going to go college. Let’s buy you a condo.” Have you ever thought of saying that to your student while they are applying ... Read More

Avoid These Common College Application Mistakes
Applications

Avoid These Common College Application Mistakes

Suzi Parker Suzi Parker- October 15, 2019 0

One of the most exciting times in a teenager’s life is when they decide to start applying for college. It also can be one of ... Read More

College Campus Tour Red Flags: What To Look For On A Visit
Campus visits

College Campus Tour Red Flags: What To Look For On A Visit

Suzi Parker Suzi Parker- October 8, 2019 0

A campus may appear to have it all. The best professors in a particular major. An active campus life. Beautifully, designed dorms. Championship sports.  That ... Read More

DOJ Pushes Changes In College Admissions Recruiting: How Your Student Will Be Affected
College Admissions

DOJ Pushes Changes In College Admissions Recruiting: How Your Student Will Be Affected

Suzi Parker Suzi Parker- October 3, 2019 0

Brace yourself for a change in the way colleges admit students. The National Association for College Admission Counseling’s (NACAC) Code of Ethics serves as a ... Read More

Stay Sane With These College Admissions Tips & Tricks
Applications

Stay Sane With These College Admissions Tips & Tricks

Suzi Parker Suzi Parker- September 18, 2019 0

When you have a teenager, each new year of high school inches them closer and closer to graduation.  And if attending college is part of ... Read More

Parents: Do You Feel Obligated To Pay For College?
Finance

Parents: Do You Feel Obligated To Pay For College?

Suzi Parker Suzi Parker- September 2, 2019 0

Angela Hunter’s nine-year-old twin girls are several years away from attending college, but that doesn’t mean Hunter doesn’t think about it. She definitely does. Hunter, ... Read More

College’s Unexpected Fees
Costs

College’s Unexpected Fees

Suzi Parker Suzi Parker- August 22, 2019 0

Like many parents across the country, Mike Mueller spent the summer helping his son, Jakob, prepare for his freshman year at Washington University in St. ... Read More

What’s The Point of Knowing Your EFC?
Finance

What’s The Point of Knowing Your EFC?

Suzi Parker Suzi Parker- August 14, 2019 0

Jenni Mouer studied her family’s Expected Family Contribution (EFC) early in the college application process. That’s because she knew she had an unusually complex situation. ... Read More