There's no silver bullet when it comes to gaining acceptance to your desired school, but here are five easy college admissions tips that will help set you on the right path. First impressions are important and we believe these five strategies will help set you...

Why should I use a college planner? It's a question we're asked all the time, even from friends and our own family. Today, we want to share a couple of reasons why we do what we do and why we think it's important. The importance of...

Planning for retirement and paying for college go hand in hand. Whether you're a parent or a college graduate looking to pursue a graduate degree, there are a number of factors to consider. We strongly encourage you to fund an IRA, 401k, or other employee-sponsored...

2020 is right around the corner and it's time to get off on the right foot with college planning in the new year. Whether you're a freshman and your family is starting to think about college or a junior who has already started the process,...

Opening a 529 Plan is a good first step when planning on how to pay for college expenses. Many times parents or grandparents fund a 529 Plan for the benefit of their children or grandchildren to fund their higher education. It's a great way to...

Understanding what your financial aid package covers can be complicated. For students who have applied and been admitted to schools, you'll receive an award letter from each college once your FAFSA is completed. An award letter will break down the overall cost of attending the...

We can't emphasize this enough—start planning now if you want to save money on your student's college. We can help families who begin working with us in junior and senior years; but we can really help families who start planning for their freshman and sophomore...

Taking AP (advanced placement) courses in high school can save you money in college. Yes, really. AP courses aren’t for every student; they’re more difficult than a general high school course and sometimes have academic standards which need to be met before a student can...

A letter of recommendation from a high school teacher is a fairly common requirement in the college application process, but an extraordinary one can help your application truly stand out.    Which teacher should you ask It may be stating the obvious, but you should ask a teacher...

College fairs are a good opportunity to learn more about a prospective school. Many times, a college admissions officer will be joined by a local alumni or current student which provides you a chance to dig deeper and ask some questions whose answers may not...