College Tips

New College Parents: Do This or You’re Just an ATM

Soon, you'll be moving your former high school senior to a new campus.  And you're going to find out that you have just been relegated to becoming an ATM machine UNLESS you take action right now. Up until now, you've been the go-to person for all

Colleges Want You: Be Prepared

This isn’t just a mantra to boost your student’s self-esteem.  This is the reality behind much in the way of college admissions. Colleges will pay for those students it wants. BUT for students to qualify for merit-based scholarships and grants –

College Funding: The 529 Solution

As kids we all remember paint by numbers.  These were simple and fun.  As parents we all want to find an equally simple to use solution to paying for college.  Qualified Tuition Plans, also referred to as 529 Plans, seem to be that but are they

College Selection and Emotion

Given the high price of a college degree, can you really decide where to go and how to finance it based on a gut check and emotion? For many the decision to pursue a college education has been motivated by a family culture that places a high value