Tag: college search

Look Beyond College Rankings to Find Good Schools

Look Beyond College Rankings to Find Good Schools

July 15, 2020

There are many sites that use various criteria to assess colleges and then publish their lists for all prospective college

A Family’s Journey To Find An Affordable College

A Family’s Journey To Find An Affordable College

May 10, 2020

Anna Velazco, a parent in our Paying For College 101 Facebook group, agreed to share her daughter’s journey to find

Applying to College Isn’t Like When Mom & Dad Applied

Applying to College Isn’t Like When Mom & Dad Applied

October 21, 2019

From a member of our Paying For College 101 group: I’m a former Director of Admission with college-aged kids of

How to Get Your Student on Board With the College Application Process

How to Get Your Student on Board With the College Application Process

October 11, 2019

It’s time to apply for colleges, scholarships, financing and more…why does it seem like you’re the only one who cares?

College Campus Tour Red Flags: What to Look for on a Visit

College Campus Tour Red Flags: What to Look for on a Visit

October 8, 2019

A campus may appear to have it all. The best professors in a particular major. An active campus life. Beautifully

What’s it Like Attending Top Party Schools?

What’s it Like Attending Top Party Schools?

October 4, 2019

Should your student attend a “party school?” There comes a time during the college search process when a high school

4 Reasons to Visit a College Website

4 Reasons to Visit a College Website

September 12, 2019

My first job out of college was working as a research associate for a university’s business school. My boss was

Creating a Realistic List of Colleges We Could Afford

Creating a Realistic List of Colleges We Could Afford

August 17, 2019

The college process started for us the beginning of junior year. My son had taken the PSAT and a practice

Which Hurts Your Chances More: Low Grades or Low Test Scores?

Which Hurts Your Chances More: Low Grades or Low Test Scores?

August 1, 2019

Who is in the tougher situation when it comes to getting into college: the student whose high school GPA is

What Is the Academic Common Market?

What Is the Academic Common Market?

February 13, 2018

Is your student planning to study in a specialized field, but you’re concerned about the cost? In some cases, in-state

Colleges Costing $30K or Less For Family With Incomes Over $110K

Colleges Costing $30K or Less For Family With Incomes Over $110K

May 4, 2022

If you’re the parent of a college-bound high school student, you’re probably on the look out for affordable colleges. Unfortunately,

Researching Colleges? Download Our College Lists

Researching Colleges? Download Our College Lists

December 22, 2015

Creating a potential list of colleges a student may be interested in, is an important step in the college planning process.