Read about four action steps you can take right now to continue demonstrating interest in your colleges after the application has been submitted.
College fairs are often overwhelming and intimidating. Hundreds of eager parents and students pack into a convention center. They rotate around the room to learn about what colleges all over the country have to offer. Attending a college fair is an opportunity to get to know schools, meet the admissions officers who represent them, and begin the journey of building a relationship that demonstrates your interest and fit for the college.
High college costs are commonly a pain point families are tormented by when planning their student’s future. Start a 529 Plan. A 529 Plan is an investment account that you can use to save for higher education expenses.
In recent years, the number of students submitting college applications in Early Decision and Early Action admissions cycles has increased. Many students believe that applying early leads to a better chance of acceptance.
With competing priorities presented by senior year — more difficult school assignments, extracurricular duties, homecoming, and spending time with friends,…
The costs of higher education are rising. According to a recent College Board survey, today’s college education costs approximately $24,061 for an in-state public college and $47,831 for a private college, up 3% since last year.Inadequate planning through the college financial aid process can bring the burden of unnecessary debt in the form of unsubsidized federal loans, private bank loans, or home equity lines of credit. In our years of working with middle- and upper-income families, we have learned that you can save as much as 50% off of tuition costs with proper planning.