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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…

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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…

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Got Student Debt? Let Your Boss Pay It Off!

Summer is all about fun with family and friends, especially for students as they take a break from the busy academic school year. Besides enjoying themselves in the next few months, your high school student may have a summer job, but have you talked with them about a professional career? Now is a perfect time!…

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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. However,…

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Jobs, Jobs, Jobs – Summer, Intern & New Grad Guide

Summer has arrived! High school graduates are pondering their futures, college students are choosing next semester’s classes, and graduates are on the search for their first job out of college. With the break from studies, many students seek summer jobs or internships. Below I’m sharing 3 summer job benefits for students who help pay for their education. If you are…

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Summer Job Benefits and Why Your Student Needs One

For college and high school students, summers provide a welcomed respite from the rigors of the academic year. With a free schedule it is the perfect opportunity to find a summer job to earn some fun money for the upcoming year, and, most importantly, save for college. With the rising costs of college tuition, room…