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Four Tips for Talking to Teens About Student Loans and Budgeting

Nov. 08, 2019

Let’s face it, Mom and Dad. A college education costs a lot these days. It’s time to talk with your teen about how your family will fund his college education and other costs associated with living independently.

Five Characteristics That Predict College Success

Nov. 01, 2019

It’s impossible to guarantee that your high schooler will go off to college, excel in all subjects, graduate summa cum laude and embark upon an incredible career. But wouldn’t it be nice to know that your teen is on the right path?

What Happened to the College Board’s “Adversity Score”?

Oct. 25, 2019

In May 2019, the College Board announced plans for their Environmental Context Dashboard, more commonly referred to as the "Adversity Score". In August, a revision to this plan known as "Landscape" was released. Read about this important update here.

How Teens and Parents Can Use the Department of Education’s College Scorecard in their Research

Oct. 18, 2019

The United States Department of Education’s College Scorecard is an interactive tool that helps families gather critical information they need to evaluate colleges’ offerings, cost, quality, value and more. Read about its benefits here.

Six Scholarship Resources Your Teen Should Check Out

Aug. 23, 2019

If you have a high school junior or senior who is about to start applying to colleges, cost and financial aid might be top of your mind. One of the best ways to lower the cost of college, of course, is by earning scholarships—and the more your teen applies, the greater chance he has of securing some scholarship money.

FAFSA FAQs for Parents of Teens

Aug. 16, 2019

If you’ve got a college-bound teen, you’re probably at least a little familiar with the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), but do you know how this application can affect your teen’s future?

Guiding Your Uncertain Teen Toward College

Aug. 09, 2019

When you’ve put money away in that 529 plan and talked with your child for years about college, it might feel like a punch to the gut when your teen suddenly declares that they aren’t interested. What can you do?

How Your Teen Can Make Senior Year Great

Aug. 02, 2019

After working toward a future that seemed far off, the time has finally come for your teen to graduate high school and head to college and into the real world. After all of your teen’s hard work leading up to this point, it’s important for them to finish strong.

How to Get Your Child Thinking About the Future

Jul. 19, 2019

Not all children know exactly what they want to be when they grow up. And while it’s perfectly fine if your child doesn’t talk about potential careers right now, it can’t hurt to encourage him to start exploring possibilities.

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