Category: High school to college

Adulting 101: Essential Life Skills For Your Teen
College Life

Adulting 101: Essential Life Skills For Your Teen

Becky Korinek Becky Korinek- January 14, 2020 0

The diploma is in hand and the thank-you notes sent.  You've spent waaaaay too much at Target buying dorm necessities. Suddenly, it hits you: Your ... Read More

College Reveal Parties: Trendy or Tacky?
High school to college

College Reveal Parties: Trendy or Tacky?

Julia Lynn Rubin Julia Lynn Rubin- January 11, 2020 0

I remember the dread I felt back in 2007, waiting anxiously for my early admissions decision from my dream school. At the time, I wanted ... Read More

A Different Approach To Getting Into College
College Admissions

A Different Approach To Getting Into College

Suzi Parker Suzi Parker- December 13, 2019 0

It’s no secret. The college admission process stresses out parents and students for years. What if there was another way? One that doesn’t include hours ... Read More

Questioning College Admissions Madness
High school to college

Questioning College Admissions Madness

Mindy Greenstein, PhD Mindy Greenstein, PhD- November 20, 2019 0

After embarking on a whirlwind tour of six colleges in six days with my 11th grade son, I diagnosed myself with a new psychiatric condition —CAMP, or  College ... Read More

Bypass a Dream College To Graduate Debt Free
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Bypass a Dream College To Graduate Debt Free

Road2College Road2College- October 27, 2019 0

  In 2006, I was accepted to my dream school, New York University. When I saw the financial aid package, I figured I would do ... Read More

Three Established Facts About College Selection From An Expert
11th Graders

Three Established Facts About College Selection From An Expert

Mindy Trotta Mindy Trotta- October 2, 2019 0

There are very few things that remain “static” about college these days: Costs seem to rise with each passing semester, interest rates on college loans ... Read More

Paying For A Brand-Name College Or Not?
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Paying For A Brand-Name College Or Not?

Sue Kawecki Sue Kawecki- September 28, 2019 0

  The Tale of Two Colleges—which one should you choose? A brand-name college with no offer for aid or a less prestigious university with an ... Read More

“Failure to Launch” Is Not A Label You Want For Your Child
College Life

“Failure to Launch” Is Not A Label You Want For Your Child

Susan Anderer Susan Anderer- September 27, 2019 0

A few years ago, there was a film in the theaters called "Failure to Launch." . It was a romantic comedy about an adult who ... Read More

12 Steps To Take If You Haven’t Saved Enough For College
College Savings

12 Steps To Take If You Haven’t Saved Enough For College

Tonya Holly Tonya Holly- September 24, 2019 0

Spring break is here, and our son’s senior year is almost over. We have spent most of high school exploring careers; plotting a path; comparing ... Read More

Financial Aid Paperwork From Hell
Finance

Financial Aid Paperwork From Hell

Kat Rowan Kat Rowan- September 24, 2019 0

There is one piece of my daughter’s college application process that is entirely mine, or rather, my responsibility to do with her. Insert doom and gloom music ... Read More