Top 10 Merit Based Scholarship Schools

Co-authored by Renae Hintze College ain’t cheap! Sure there’s scholarships, but some schools practically ask for half your leg before you can even be considered for one… and even then, how much of your expense does it really cover? Did you know you can get scholarship money simply by taking the ACT, SAT, or both, …

Why You Don’t Need to Know Your Major Just Yet

So your kid wants to go to college- great! Except when you ask them what they want to major in, they still have no idea. Everyone else seems to know what they’re doing… They’re stressed and you’re worried. How can you go to college without a major?? Relax. THIS IS NORMAL. Here are some reasons why …

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11 Things to Do On Your College Visit

Raise your hand if you’re going on a college visit with your teen! Keep your hand up if the only thing you’ve got in mind for your college visit is to book a tour! …yeah. I see you there, with your hand in the air. You want to go on a college visit with your …

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How to Help Your High Schooler’s Admission Chances

With college admissions getting more and more competitive, it can be tricky to know if you’re doing the right thing as a parent. Plus, you don’t want to risk being over-involved or zapping your student’s independence. After all, so much of the college admissions process is their responsibility. However, there are big ways you can …

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When Should My Student Start Planning For College?

You’re driving up to pick up your middle schooler, when suddenly, it hits you–college. College is just around the corner. Thoughts of brochures, college visits, applications, memorabilia start flying through your head. Should you be planning now? Should you wait a couple months? AH! What are you going to do? Anxious, you pick up your …

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How Expensive is College?

College can be one of the most exciting experiences of a student’s life. Your son or daughter will venture into the unknown, make new friends, take classes taught by experts in their fields, and, most importantly, they’ll probably decide what they want to do for the rest of their life! While college is a blast, it’s also …

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A 5-Step Plan to Pick Your Major

Little baby birds! If you’re in high school, heading towards college, giddily trying on your cap and gown…you’ve probably given some thought to a major. And you might be stuck on one of the following areas: Ahh! If I major in something, that’s what my career needs to be, and I just can’t commit to finance …