College list

Picking Colleges: The Importance of a Balanced College List

How do families make a college list? How do you decide what colleges…
Self reported academic record

Self Reported Academic Record and Your Child’s College Application

Typically, a complete college application includes some variation…
Liberal arts

To liberal arts or NOT to liberal arts? That is the question.

Some say the traditional liberal arts colleges are dying. Others…
Taking a year off from college

Taking a Year Off from College: What Do I Do Now?

Taking a year off from college can happen in any year. Students…
college application deadlines

College Application Deadlines – When Is It Due Anyway?

When a student starts to prepare their college applications,…
Searching for a college

Sometimes searching for a college can have one "major" barrier

Searching for a college that fits your student has many criteria.…
Gap year

Help! Gap Year Programs Are Expensive

Recently, Harvard announced that 340 first year students requested…
Test Optonial

What does it mean to apply to college test optional?

"I keep hearing announcements that colleges are no longer requiring…
Teenagers

What COVID-19 Has Taught Us About Teenagers

In the spring of 2020, our worlds were turned upside down. And…
Financial Health of Colleges

Financial Health of Colleges: What Parents Need to Consider

Once upon a time, picking a college was simpler. Was it a “fit?”…