Wallowing on the Waitlist

Uh-oh. Your eagerly-awaited decision letter from Dream University finally arrives and you learn that you’ve been offered not the hoped-for … Read More

Some of the Most Generous Colleges

Now that the heavy-lifting is done on college applications and the students have had a bit of a break from … Read More

Financial Matters: Trends in Student Loans

You’ve probably seen the headlines suggesting that debt for college students is out of control and getting worse. But, is … Read More

It’s Time to Complete Financial Aid Forms

October 1st marks the first day that American families can apply for student financial aid for the 2018-19 academic year. … Read More

Financial Matters: Keeping College Application Costs In Check

Applying to college can be a costly proposition. According to U.S. News and World Reports, the average college application fee … Read More

Applying Early Decision

Traditionally, college application deadlines were often in January. More recently, however, there has been a push for earlier applications, with … Read More

Writing Great College Essays

Start early. The more time you have, the less stress you’ll feel. Even if your college list isn’t 100% finalized … Read More

Legal and Financial Issues Before College

If your child has turned or will turn 18 before college begins, she is legally an adult, and you, her … Read More

Paying Your College Bill

A few months before your child starts college, you’ll receive a bill from the college for your child’s first semester … Read More

Making the Most of Your Summer

Perhaps you’re not one of those super- organized, type-A people who firmed up their summer plans in January. And, right … Read More

Appealing For More Financial Aid

If your first choice college offers everything you want but the price tag is making you waiver, don’t give up … Read More

How Parents Can Help Seniors Handle Rejection

Parents just want to help. The natural reaction when you see your child suffering is to try and make it … Read More

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