Category: Plan

Plan early and get ahead. Beginning early gives you time to understand the process. And with knowledge of the process, you can be proactive with your child's academic plan and financial needs.

College Interview Questions You Can Expect
12th Graders

College Interview Questions You Can Expect

Jennifer Kaplan Jennifer Kaplan- January 11, 2022 0

College interviews can be intimidating. While pretty much every other aspect of the application process takes place from behind the safety of a computer screen, ... Read More

12 Assumptions to Avoid When Choosing a College
College Search

12 Assumptions to Avoid When Choosing a College

Peter Pitts Peter Pitts- January 7, 2022 0

This story was first published in our Paying for College 101 Facebook community. It’s been edited for clarity and flow. During my work in college ... Read More

Dear High School Students: Plan Early and Other Things This College Advisor Wants You to Know
College Admissions

Dear High School Students: Plan Early and Other Things This College Advisor Wants You to Know

Janae Young Janae Young- December 29, 2021 0

This story was first published in our Paying for College 101 Facebook community. It’s been edited for clarity and flow.   Our Paying for College 101 ... Read More

What Is a Good GPA? How High School Grades Affect College Applications
Academics

What Is a Good GPA? How High School Grades Affect College Applications

Amanda Holland Amanda Holland- December 2, 2021 0

High school GPA is one of the most important parts of a student’s college application packet. Schools view this number as an indication of academic ... Read More

Are Ivy League Schools Worth It? A Father Shares His Advice
College Admissions

Are Ivy League Schools Worth It? A Father Shares His Advice

Patrick Nachtigall Patrick Nachtigall- November 17, 2021 0

This story was first published in our Paying for College 101 Facebook community. It’s been edited for clarity and flow. I went through the college ... Read More

Why Quality of Life in College Impacts Life After College
College Life

Why Quality of Life in College Impacts Life After College

Road2College Road2College- July 20, 2021 0

As founder of Road2College, much of my work centers on helping parents navigate two real concerns--how to get their students into college, and how to ... Read More

10 Factors for Building Your College List
College Search

10 Factors for Building Your College List

Isabella DeLeo Isabella DeLeo- June 3, 2021 0

The college search process can be daunting. There are thousands of schools to consider—nearly 4,300 according to U.S. News & World Report. Creating a college ... Read More

Tips From a High School Senior: Researching Colleges
College Search

Tips From a High School Senior: Researching Colleges

Matthew Schwartz Matthew Schwartz- June 1, 2021 0

No article can tell you what college your child should go to nor how to choose the college that’s right for them. Ultimately, the only ... Read More

To Declare or Not to Declare a Major: Does it Matter?
College prep

To Declare or Not to Declare a Major: Does it Matter?

Kevin Newton Kevin Newton- May 27, 2021 0

Wondering whether your student should declare a major when applying to college? You’re in good company. In a presentation with R2C founder Debbie Schwartz, Rebecca ... Read More

How CLEP Testing Can Earn Students College Credit
College prep

How CLEP Testing Can Earn Students College Credit

Hallie Underwood Hallie Underwood- May 25, 2021 0

Your child may be wondering how to get a head start on earning college credit. They may want to spend less time and money earning ... Read More