How to Inspire a Teen for College

How to Inspire a Teen for College

If college is in your student’s future, but they aren’t moving in the right direction, figuring out how to motivate a teenager for college can be a challenge. Luckily there are ways you can help as a parent, but determining the reason behind your student’s procrastination is critical. Here is how to get started. How…
One Of The Most Budget-friendly Colleges with the very best Financial Assistance

One Of The Most Budget-friendly Colleges with the very best Financial Assistance

When your student begins searching for schools, finding the most affordable colleges is incredibly beneficial. After all, if they can keep the cost of their education down, they can avoid costly student loans and potentially graduate debt-free. But, when your student begins hunting down the affordable universities in the USA, it’s crucial to look beyond…
What is EFC? And How to Utilize the FAFSA EFC Calculator

What is EFC? And How to Utilize the FAFSA EFC Calculator

When your student is preparing to head to college, the expected family contribution (EFC) on their FAFSA plays a big role in the kind and amount of financial aid they may receive. If your student isn’t ready to complete their FAFSA, then using an EFC calculator can help them get an estimate of what may…
What is Room and Board & What Will It Cost You?

What is Room and Board & What Will It Cost You?

As the school year begins, a new batch of high school seniors typically set their sights on college. They start reviewing options, identifying costs, and preparing their applications for admission (if they haven’t done so already). When reviewing costs at each school, room and board is a common line item on the list, especially for…
How to Truly Make the Most of Your College Tours

How to Truly Make the Most of Your College Tours

The college search process is all about information gathering. And what better way to see what a school has to offer than by attending college tours. Visiting colleges is a great way to see what the school truly has to offer. They can see classrooms, facilities like cafeterias and student centers, and dorms. Plus, your…
8 Important College Ratings and Statistics to Consider

8 Important College Ratings and Statistics to Consider

As your child continues their college search, it is vital that they review the right college ratings and stats. And, no, not necessarily the “best colleges” rankings that come out every year. There is a range of college ratings and statistics that many parents and college-bound teens accidentally overlook. However, by taking the time to…

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DEMOSTRANDO INTERÉS – REALIZANDO VISITAS (Y MAS)

Uno de los rasgos distintivos del proceso de admisión a la universidad en los Estados Unidos es su adhesión a una revisión “holística” de las solicitudes recibidas. Esto significa que los comités de admisiones miran más allá de las notas y calificaciones  y toman en consideración otras experiencias y logros relevantes proporcionados por el estudiante.…

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