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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.

Seven Essential Study Skills Your Teen Needs

Jun. 28, 2019

It’s important that your teen develop those study skills sooner than later—both for success in high school and in college.

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.

Tips for Researching College Scholarships

May. 31, 2019

With school on break, summer is a great chance for high school students to dedicate time to the college search, including looking for scholarships. The process of finding and applying for scholarships takes commitment and effort, however.

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?

Eight Resume-Boosting Experiences for Your Teen This Summer

May. 17, 2019

If your teen complained about being bored last summer, it’s time to reframe the thinking. Summer break is a perfect opportunity to gain experience and better oneself.

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