Archives for September 2013

Find Your Fit 2 Flourish in Life

Parents left paying off their children's' college debt while the student is a basement dweller in their childhood home.  Empty nesters left with empty retirement accounts after paying for college. Credit card debt extended to its limit.  Why? These families focused on the 4 years instead of the 40. The Four (or Five or Six) Years Most families go … [Read more...]

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"Sound, practical, actionable advice from Beatrice Schultz helped us make some of the right decisions before our daughter Justine Ferry applied to college as a senior at Menlo-Atherton HS. In August 2013, Justine started as a freshman at Harvard College." Jeff & Christine Ferry … [Read more...]

Applying for Financial Aid Is Not As Scary As The Monster Under Your Bed

When you were a kid, were you afraid of the dark and the monster under your bed? Well, if you think that applying for college financial aid is like the monster under the bed, I’ve got good news for you, you can tame the monster if you understand the process. First, let’s look at the most common myth about the college financial aid process: “We … [Read more...]

Crafting a Personal Statement

For any college bound student, crafting a personal statement can seem like a daunting task. The weight of the essay is equal to that of the test scores and GPA when applying to college, so it should be a priority for every college applicant. There are several components to the personal statement that students should note, and the very best shines … [Read more...]