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How to Prepare Your Child for College

How to Prepare Your Child for College – Your Child’s College Journey From Elementary to Senior Year

How do you prepare your child for college? What can you do right now? Whether your child is a toddler or a teenager in high school here are some steps you can take to maximize your child’s college application before high school and our top tips for what to focus on in high school. Elementary … Read more

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College Planning Guide: A Roadmap for Parents

We are still reeling from the “Operation Varsity Blues” college admissions scandal.  The first reaction was shock, followed closely by disbelief. As the media continues to hammer away at the story that is still sprouting ugly, far-reaching tentacles, we are amazed at the scope of the scheme and the depths, both legal and moral, to … Read more

The Cost of College Conversation

How to talk to your child about the rising cost of college tuition Every parent needs to talk to their child about finances before college applications are submitted.  First, get the conversation started by going to FAFSA4Caster to calculate your Expected Family Contribution (EFC). Second, google the name of the school your child is considering … Read more

Why You Need a College Consultant

The truth is you may not need a college consultant! Here are three ways to approach this part of your child’s educational journey. Your child’s high school counselor can provide support for the application process, you can tackle it on your own, or you and your child can work with a professional college consultant. Why … Read more