Scholarships and College Admissions

Getting into college is the goal of most high school students across the country. Being able to also earn money to pay for college in the form of scholarships or fellowships is a great way to reduce out of pocket costs for a two or four year degree. This category is focused on showing parents ways to help their kids find, apply for, and get scholarships to help pay for college. Tips for college admissions is also included.

How Your High School Student Can Make $110,000 Per Year

Back in October, I wrote an article called “Everything you are learning in school is worthless.“ I went on to explain how while I think the fundamentals taught to students in school are paramount, the opportunity for today’s education is still undermined.  Students are missing essential skills to be successful in this new digital age. …

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CSU Admissions Requirements – 8 Steps To Get In

Wondering about your student’s admission chances and requirements of getting accepted into CSU? We’ll give you the CSU admission requirements run-down! Beware it is a bit confusing but we will do our best to break it up for you in 8 simple steps. If you want additional help please make sure to check out our …

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5 Steps To Get Into Schools Like Stanford

Let’s face it. Universities like Harvard and Yale are buzz words. Many people view elite schools and Ivy Leagues as the best of the best. That might be true for one student… is it true for yours?  Not only am I about to give you some advice on how to decode the admissions of universities …

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Everything You Are Learning in School is Worthless.

Hello, my name is Todd and I am a 27-year-old entrepreneur that owns a nationally recognized tutoring company. Now before I start I want to clarify one thing. I don’t think school is worthless. The fundamentals are very important. I just know the opportunity cost for the new age of education is greater. Let me give …

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Am I Ready for College? 4 Tough Questions Answered.

Co-authored by Renae Hintze It’s Aunt Margie’s 45th birthday party, and you’re celebrating with your family. As you’re waiting in a buffet-style line for pizza with a styrofoam plate in hand, you have a conversation with your Uncle. He asks you how school is going, and then he says the words… “So, where are you …

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Top 10 College Resources for High School Students

Co-authored by Renae Hintze Getting into college doesn’t happen overnight. Neither do the scholarships that will make it possible to attend after you’re accepted. With admission rates as low as 9% for schools such as University of Chicago, it’s not a bad idea to get some help with college planning… and maybe a little extra …

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Start a Business in High School in 7 Steps

Co-authored by Renae Hintze The title of this article alone probably has you saying “What?? Start a business in high school? I’m just a kid!” I get it. It’s scary to think that you could be starting your professional career tomorrow. But I’ll let you in on a little secret: No one knows what they’re …

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Harvard Reads Your Tweets! Social Media and College Admissions

Co-authored by Renae Hintze So you’re on the computer looking up different colleges you’re interested in. You’re browsing Stanford’s website and come across a picture of their mascot, the Stanford Tree. Without missing a beat, you tweet the following message: Want to apply to @Stanford but idk if I can rep an ugly christmas tree… …

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3 Things You Must Consider Before Getting SAT Help

Co-authored by Renae Hintze You get it, you need to take the SAT before college. But how important is your score ACTUALLY?  Could you believe your SAT score is worth $24,000?… And with just a 30 point increase,  $32,000? Your score matters. That’s why we keep going on and ON about SAT prep! There are some …

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