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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.

Nine Things to Know About 529 Plans

Jun. 21, 2019

A 529 plan offers a range of tax and other benefits for parents putting away money for their children’s college education. You might already know this if you have one set up for your child, but if not, here are a few essentials about this excellent college savings plan.

Ultimate Summer SAT/ACT Prep Plan

Jun. 14, 2019

So, your college-bound student is starting to think about taking the SAT and/or ACT this summer—for the first, second or even third time. A summer exam prep plan is definitely in order.

How to Create a Scholarship Game Plan

Jun. 07, 2019

Parents of high school students have plenty on their minds, but at the top of the list is paying for college—and for good reason. While many families plan on taking out federal loans to help cover the cost, teens should absolutely apply for scholarships.

The Importance of Writing Skills for College Students

May. 24, 2019

In just about every subject, professors assign essays along with many other writing assignments. But beyond the fact that students are expected to do a lot of it in college, why else is the ability to write so important?

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