How to Prepare for College: What my High Schooler Should be Doing this Summer
Ah summer. The sun is shining, you’re spending more time out and about, getting in some family vacations, and generally trying to relax before the next […]
The New Digital SAT- What You Need to Know
Do you have a love-hate relationship with the SAT like many college bound students and their parents? Parents love to say their student achieved a high […]
Tuition Reciprocity Programs – Can You Get A Better Deal Out of State?
Cost of tuition is a major factor into many families’ final decision of where to go to college. Typically, in-state tuition is a much more economical […]
College Planning For the International Student – An Interview With Kristi Steele
Recently, I had the pleasure of speaking with Kristi Steele of KC360, who specializes in helping international students plan for attending college in the US. Kristi […]
Pre-paid Tuition Plans – Is it Smart to Buy In?
What is A Pre-Paid Tuition Plan? A pre-paid tuition plan is an account to save to pay for college. It’s similar to a 529 in that […]
College Aid Pro’s $1,000 No Essay Scholarship And Award Analyzer Update
We wanted to share a quick update with our families on our $1,000 No Essay Scholarship contest that closed at the beginning of April. Thank you […]
13 Ways To Successfully Pay Your College Bill
So your student has been accepted to college – Congrats! Celebrate their accomplishments and then take some time to map out how to pay for all […]
What is A Financial Safety School? Should You Have at Least One on Your College List?
A “financial safety” school is a college that you know your family can afford. It is always a good idea to have your student put at […]
Are Summer Programs at Universities Worth it for High Schoolers?
Every parent wants their high schooler to have a smooth transition to college. They want them to get into their dream school, graduate with little to […]
Acceptance Letters VS Financial Aid Letters
What’s the Difference Between an Acceptance Letter and a Financial Aid Letter? Acceptance Letters An acceptance letter will come from the school’s Office of Admissions. This […]