Merit Scholarships Make Private Colleges More Affordable

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  In an effort to avoid losing students to lower-cost public schools, private colleges have been increasing merit-based aid in recent years, with a majority of private colleges awarding scholarships or grants based on merit. In 2018, the average institutional tuition discount rate reached a record high of nearly 50 percent among private colleges, … Read More

How to Prepare for Freshman Year of College

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Congratulations: you got into college! That is a HUGE accomplishment. And while the big move is still months away, there are some things you can do this summer to prepare. (Yes, those college forms sent via mail are meant to be filled out!) There are also some logistics to think about once you arrive … Read More

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