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Category: High school to college

Could Class Ranking Help Your Child’s Application?
High school to college

Could Class Ranking Help Your Child’s Application?

Kevin Newton Kevin Newton- July 6, 2021 0

As the current pandemic calls the role of standardized tests into question at many colleges across the country, other data points for applicants are being ... Read More

Sending Your Child to College: Advice From a Mom Who’s Been There
College Life

Sending Your Child to College: Advice From a Mom Who’s Been There

Melissa Shoultz Melissa Shoultz- July 2, 2021 0

A mom and member of our FB community shares her advice about sending your child off to college freshman year (edited for clarity and length). ... Read More

Volunteering in High School Means Intrinsic and Extrinsic Rewards for Your Child
High school to college

Volunteering in High School Means Intrinsic and Extrinsic Rewards for Your Child

Karen Sosnoski Karen Sosnoski- July 1, 2021 0

Not every student is an A-team athlete or the star of the school play, nor do they have to be to win the attention of ... Read More

Checklist for Setting Your High School Senior Up for College Independence
College Life

Checklist for Setting Your High School Senior Up for College Independence

Julia Lynn Rubin Julia Lynn Rubin- June 29, 2021 0

It may seem like only yesterday that your rising college freshman was beginning their high school career. My, how time flies! Now, they’re ready to ... Read More

Amazing Mentors Pave Stranger’s Rocky Path to College
College Admissions

Amazing Mentors Pave Stranger’s Rocky Path to College

Karen Sosnoski Karen Sosnoski- June 24, 2021 0

Last September, a high school student who we’ll call “Isabella,” posted in the PayingforCollege101 (PCF101) Facebook group requesting support. This spring, thanks to two mentors ... Read More

Hard and Soft Job Skills: What Your College Student Needs to Have When They Graduate
College Life

Hard and Soft Job Skills: What Your College Student Needs to Have When They Graduate

Melanie Forstall Lemoine Melanie Forstall Lemoine- June 17, 2021 0

As your child nears the end of their college experience, they will have gained knowledge and understanding in their field of study. In order to ... Read More

Money Management for Teenagers
High school to college

Money Management for Teenagers

Karen Sosnoski Karen Sosnoski- June 8, 2021 0

As a mom, I’m learning that “the money talk” with teenagers is about more than money--it’s about family values, and recognizing that not everyone may ... 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

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