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How To Determine, “Is College Worth It?”

With student loan debt totaling a whopping 1.5 trillion dollars, it’s understandable that many people might be asking the question, “Is college worth it?” After all, next to a home mortgage, paying for higher education is one of the most significant financial investments a person can make during their lifetime. Studies show that college is … [Read more...]

The Best Financial Tips For New College Students

Your student has successfully navigated high school, toured campuses, applied to and been accepted into college. All summer, they’ve dreamt of the momentous day when their new life away from home begins, as well as all the freedom and responsibility that comes along with it. As a parent, you know they’ll learn much more than academics – so to … [Read more...]

How To Make The Most Of Your Campus Tour

When your college-bound student has prepared their list of top colleges and begun moving toward the decision making phase, the most exciting way to narrow down the selection is with a campus tour. By experiencing the college environment firsthand, talking with program directors and students, and seeing the facilities up close, it will be easier for … [Read more...]

College Planning For Sophomore High School Year

It might seem early to have a college funding plan in place if your daughter or son is only 14 or 15. It’s not! A student’s sophomore year in high school is the best time to start college planning as it marks the next phase for parents to narrow down the best financial options and strategies for their college-bound student. To stay on track, … [Read more...]

The Best Career Choices For Students

Children are commonly asked, “What do you want to be when you grow up?” They might dream of being astronauts, firefighters, doctors, teachers, etc. However, as they move into their teenage years, they often want to explore other career choices. Conventional wisdom claims a student’s choice of college and major will drive their occupation. … [Read more...]