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    Optimism & Student Loans

    It's no secret that student loan debt has continually rose over the years, but by how much exactly?  USA Today reported late last year that the Class of 2012 in the U.S. graduated carrying the burden … Read More »

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    Early Action: Is It Your Gateway to Merit Aid?

    Lazy summer days will soon linger behind us, and it's especially difficult to push away the insistent demon of procrastination, whispering in your ear, "You have months to apply for college and the … Read More »

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    5 Thoughts to Confidently Shape Your Senior Year

    Soon-to-be Seniors: While you rightfully have college on the brain, don’t unknowingly dismiss the last year of your high school career. Visualize yourself stepping onto campus as an official … Read More »

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    Quick Tips for Note-Taking

    While the idea of jotting down countless lines of notes during lectures may cause high school and even college students to cringe, it's vital in their scholastic success. We need to be fair, though; … Read More »

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    Retirement or College Savings?

    If a friend casually asked you during a conversation whether you believe saving for college or retirement is at the top of your list, what would you say? Surprisingly, many harmonize a similar … Read More »

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Optimism & Student Loans

"You are the best" written on a pole.

It's no secret that student loan debt has continually rose over the years, but by how much exactly?  USA Today reported late last year that the Class of 2012 in the U.S. graduated carrying the burden of nearly $30,000 in student loan debt.  This number rose from $18,750 in 2004.  That's about a 36% increase in a decade's time.  Jumping ahead, … [Read more...]

August 2014 Newsletter: 10 Things Your College Student Doesn’t Need & More

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It's August! While you and your students gear up for education mode, some schools have already opened their doors.  In any case, we're here to help prepare your college-bound teen for one of the most pivotal points in their life. For those of you collecting items for college, you may not realize some are unnecessary purchases.  These … [Read more...]

Early Action: Is It Your Gateway to Merit Aid?

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Lazy summer days will soon linger behind us, and it's especially difficult to push away the insistent demon of procrastination, whispering in your ear, "You have months to apply for college and the school year hasn't even begun. Why start worrying about it now?"  You may want to flick the little pest away and remind yourself that preparing for … [Read more...]

5 Thoughts to Confidently Shape Your Senior Year

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Soon-to-be Seniors: While you rightfully have college on the brain, don’t unknowingly dismiss the last year of your high school career. Visualize yourself stepping onto campus as an official senior.  Keep these thoughts in mind as you traverse classes, time alongside your friends and all the wonderful life experiences you’re about to … [Read more...]

Quick Tips for Note-Taking

Handwritten Notes

While the idea of jotting down countless lines of notes during lectures may cause high school and even college students to cringe, it's vital in their scholastic success. We need to be fair, though; it's not the easiest nor the most exciting task, and sifting through the torrents of facts thrown at them can cause them to feel lost, understandably … [Read more...]