Blogs for College-Bound Students
Seven Tips for Filling Out the FAFSA
Attention, parents: filling out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is definitely time well spent. You can submit the FAFSA as early as October 1, 2021 for the 2022-2023 school year, so it’s time to start getting your materials in order. Here are seven tips for filling out the FAFSA.read more
Five College Majors That Lead to In-Demand Careers
College is an investment in your student’s future, and you want to encourage them to make the very most of it. Some students head off to college with a specific major in mind, while others are uncertain. It can be helpful to know what majors are out there that can lead to a good job after graduation.read more
What to Do When Your High School Student Won’t Use a Planner
Some students embrace the day planner, utilizing them to record assignments, upcoming deadlines and test dates, and entire social schedules. However, not all students get excited about using a planner. Those with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) are especially likely to abandon their planners within weeks of the start of the school year.
What can you do to convince them to embrace the planner? Here are some helpful tips.read more
Is Going to College Worthwhile for Students Without a Career in Mind?
Not all teens recognize the importance of college from the first day of high school. Even for students who are unsure about a major and have given little thought to a career yet, there are many reasons it’s a smart investment.read more
Applying for Scholarships: Is It Worth the Effort?
For many students, the idea of adding scholarship applications to their to-do list is overwhelming. Too often, students and parents assume that scholarships are unattainable for most and not worth the trouble. But that’s simply not true. Applying for scholarships is definitely worthwhile, and here are several reasons why.read more
Tips for Effective Summer SAT/ACT Prep
For high school students, the school year is very busy. Summer is a break from school, and the best chance for students to focus their time on preparing for the exam they plan to take.read more