8 tips to help you control college debt

June 10, 2008
Many families lack the financial resources to cover the entire cost of their children’s college education, which means they might need a loan. Even if a student qualifies for financial aid, part of the aid package might come in the form of loans that must be repaid. The first key to unlocking college aid is […]

Many families lack the financial resources to cover the entire cost of their children’s college education, which means they might need a loan. Even if a student qualifies for financial aid, part of the aid package might come in the form of loans that must be repaid. The first key to unlocking college aid is […]

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Playing the college admissions game to win!

June 6, 2008
10 Tips for College-Bound Students Fact number one is that the student who gets admitted to the greatest number of colleges is not necessarily the winner of this "game". Fact number two is that neither is the student who is admitted to the most prestigious college or the student offered the greatest number of scholarships. […]

10 Tips for College-Bound Students Fact number one is that the student who gets admitted to the greatest number of colleges is not necessarily the winner of this “game”. Fact number two is that neither is the student who is admitted to the most prestigious college or the student offered the greatest number of scholarships. […]

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Ten Really Stupid Ways to Ruin Your College Application

June 3, 2008
Ten Really Stupid Ways to Ruin Your College Application. If you have not already started filling out college applications for high school seniors, please note deadlines are fast approaching…  Remember, these are things you should NOT do. Rack up as many extra points as you can for "expressed interest" in your favorite colleges. This particular […]

Ten Really Stupid Ways to Ruin Your College Application. If you have not already started filling out college applications for high school seniors, please note deadlines are fast approaching…  Remember, these are things you should NOT do. Rack up as many extra points as you can for “expressed interest” in your favorite colleges. This particular […]

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IB vs AP Classes

June 1, 2008
  Is your future college student wasting time taking the wrong High School Classes? One of the strategies to getting in and out of college in 4 years is to take college credit work while still in High School (don't take to many or you'll be disqualified for some aid). But if your kid is […]

  Is your future college student wasting time taking the wrong High School Classes? One of the strategies to getting in and out of college in 4 years is to take college credit work while still in High School (don’t take to many or you’ll be disqualified for some aid). But if your kid is […]

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7 tips to make the most of your college visits

May 20, 2008
If you are even thinking about going to college in the next few years, visiting your potential colleges is one of the most important steps that you can take. Just like you wouldn’t buy a car without going for a test drive, you would be amazed at what you can learn about a school in […]

If you are even thinking about going to college in the next few years, visiting your potential colleges is one of the most important steps that you can take. Just like you wouldn’t buy a car without going for a test drive, you would be amazed at what you can learn about a school in […]

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Top 11 Reasons Why Students Drop out of College

May 6, 2008
Hi, J.D. the College Guy here with another tip. This tip is why students drop out of college and don’t finish. To avoid these reasons your student and you must… · Have a clear and concise graduation goal and timeline · Visit the campus before attending · Get an internship (attend the workshop to understand […]

Hi, J.D. the College Guy here with another tip. This tip is why students drop out of college and don’t finish. To avoid these reasons your student and you must… · Have a clear and concise graduation goal and timeline · Visit the campus before attending · Get an internship (attend the workshop to understand […]

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