As the year comes to a close and the holidays approach, we are reminded of the importance of family and the inherent value that parents place on securing the successful futures of their children. It is one of the most valuable parts of what we do as College Funding Professionals – helping families to achieve their goals in sending their college-bound students on to the best educational institutions possible! The fact that this is absolutely key in helping these young people to create the brightest of futures through their own hard work and academic dedication is not lost on us, either. Read more »
When students are relatively safely ensconced in their high school experience, parents and educators are actively engaged in their efforts to prepare them academically for the rigors of college or university studies. This is as it should be, of course, and the students themselves need to play a personal role in the academic preparation, as well. Read more »
As the new academic year gets underway, there is usually no shortage of excitement in the first few weeks (or even months)… the question often becomes, how can we maintain this level of interest over the course of a semester? Or, dare we suggest it, over the course of an entire school year? Read more »
Well… that summer season seemed to pass pretty quickly – at least for us. Now we head into a new school year and all of the challenges that belong to it, including the knowledge that each college-bound student is yet another year closer to his or her graduation, and moving on to the next level in higher education! It really does seem to pass faster and faster with each academic year, doesn’t it?
There is so much talk – and yes, we do it as well – about the enormous differences between high school and college, and there is certainly a lot of important truth to be found within that idea. Read more »
As we are now well into the summer months, it is our hope that this vacation time of year is providing you and your family with a chance to rejuvenate, relax, and enjoy some nice weather and maybe some time away. With students in most parts of the country out of school during August, we also thought that it would be a fine time to discuss an important element of the high school experience for any student who is serious about wanting to attend a competitive college or university in the future.
Yes, we are talking about the topic of “motivation…” but not from the vantage point of motivational speakers or anything like that! Read more »
Understanding Three Major Differences Between High School And College… Will YOUR Child Be Ready To Make The Leap?
Preparing kids for college in this day and age can be a challenge – even more so than in times past. There seem to be a lot more distractions from academic pursuits these days than there used to be, and as we have pointed out numerous times in our newsletters, more and more students are requiring extra time (and substantially increased expenses) to graduate. In fact, you are probably already aware that a significant number of the students who start college will never end up graduating at all. Read more »