Lots of my friends have kids going to college for the first time this year. Most parents are sad, anxious and excited all at once. As most moms know, planning for your kid’s big move to college can be an emotional and stressful time for both parent and child. This is especially true when preparing your finances to pay for tuition, college housing, books and food. To help … [Read more...] about Tips On Preparing For College Move In Day
Wow! It seems like so recently, I cradled my baby girl in my arms and now her high school graduation is approaching! As a parent, there are a lot feelings that accompany this monumental event, one of which is pride. She has put in a lot of hard work and now she is choosing which engineering college she will attend. It is still a few months away but I like to plan ahead. I also … [Read more...] about Backyard Graduation Party Ideas: Food, Decorations, & Favors
If you are looking for facts and statistics on the top engineering colleges on the Eastern Coast of the United States, I have those for you. What's more? I know the college search can be intense and confusing at times. That is why I also have a personal story to share of my daughter's journey to select the best engineering school for her. I will also include information about … [Read more...] about Top Undergraduate Engineering Schools On The East Coast
There is no doubt that college can be an expensive, but important, investment in your child’s future. College tuition bills are skyrocketing and so is student debt. Financial planning for college is a necessity. This article will give you several strategies to financially prepare for the cost of college. I'll start with tips for how to pay for college without financial aid. … [Read more...] about How To Prepare Financially For College
High school students have a lot on their plate with grades, social challenges, and extracurricular activities. On top of that, they have to navigate career selection, testing, and college applications! One particular challenge for almost every high school student is the SAT test. Their ACT and/or SAT score plays a significant role in the college application process. That … [Read more...] about How To SAT Prep -3 Ways To Get Ready For The Exam
As a parent of two teenagers, I can tell you that college is on our minds already and so are scholarships. I certainly don't want my children to saddle themselves with huge student loans. They know how important a good education is and they know that means giving their studies full effort now. They also understand that giving their best effort will help improve their chances of … [Read more...] about College Scholarship Strategies To Increase Your Odds Of An Award
We all want what is best for our children and we put a lot of effort into raising our children to that goal. We want them to be happy, succeed at their pursuits, and not to have to struggle financially. Most parents want their kids to go to college. Not only is it a fun and formative time for your child both socially and academically, according to Education Corner, "studies … [Read more...] about How To Open A 529 College Savings Plan – Easy And Free!