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  • 10 Things You Need to Know About College Net Price Calculators

    Here is what typically happens during college admission season: Students apply to whatever colleges they want without having any clue about whether these schools will give them grants and/or scholarships.... Read More

  • The benefits of attending a less selective college

    It’s only natural that many talented students aim for the most selective school that they can gain into. It’s not always a smart idea, however, for applicants to attend the most selective... Read More

  • Colleges with the Best and Worst Professors

    How do you know if the colleges that interest your teenager would provide him or her with an excellent education? You won’t. College pricing is inching closer to transparency thanks to net price calculators... Read More

  • How to Increase Your Admission Chances by 40%

    Should you visit a college before you apply? According to a new study, for some students there is a powerful benefit to visiting highly selective schools. According to the researchers, teenagers, who... Read More

  • 1300 people listened to this webinar. You should too!

    Over the past few days I had 1,300 people listen live to my webinar that revealed eight insider secrets that colleges aren’t eager to share, but that you need to know to find good college matches... Read More

  • Adjusting to College as a First-Generation Student

    College can be an exciting, stressful and confusing time, especially for first-generation students.  They must contend with the thrill of being away from home and the weight of expectation, all within... Read More

  • Asking for a Reference

    So, you're in the middle of a summer job and it's going really well.  You're learning a lot about the industry you're working in, strengthening your office skills and even making some money.  What's... Read More

  • Extracurricular Activities and Careers

    When thinking about possible careers, it’s natural that you’d first turn to your academic interests.  After all, we tend to link jobs with education.  However, the classroom is not the only place... Read More

  • National FFA Organization

    Agriculture is obviously a vital part of our economy.  After all, we rely on farmers (and the overall industry) to provide us with food and to help maintain our natural resources.  If your curiosity... Read More

  • Audition Tips for College Dance Programs

    You've been obsessed with dancing from a young age.  Whether you're performing a pirouette or practicing a difficult tap routine, you are never happier than when you're expressing yourself through... Read More

 

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How to Pay for College With Less Stress
September 23, 2016 | New York Times
Save a quarter of the cost over a child’s first 18 years. Pay another quarter out of current income over the next four years. Borrow the rest, split among the family...

 

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