College Affordability Before Applications

College Affordability Before Applications

Apply first and hopefully the affordability works out. Each year many students use this approach when applying to colleges. Sadly, they often apply to multiple colleges that are out of their family’s affordability range. An additional affordability component that is...
College Funding Beyond the FAFSA

College Funding Beyond the FAFSA

Financing a college education requires more than completing a FAFSA each year. If a student qualifies, federal grant and loan programs only provide limited funding amounts which often leave a significant affordability gap. I believe families need to consider the...
Transitioning and Thriving in College Life

Transitioning and Thriving in College Life

A college admissions acceptance letter is not an endpoint–rather it is the start of a potentially meaningful journey that lies ahead. Transitioning and adjusting to campus life are often underestimated concepts for many students and even their parents. Many...
College Admissions Relationships Count Even Virtually

College Admissions Relationships Count Even Virtually

I have always believed college admissions is a people business. Relationships matter, maybe more than ever. Even though our world has moved to an online format, college admissions is people connecting with people. College applications are still read by a real person....
Why Your LinkedIn Profile Matters More Than Ever

Why Your LinkedIn Profile Matters More Than Ever

Is your LinkedIn profile a professional liability? When was the last time it was updated? As unemployment rates are soaring each week due to the COVID-19 pandemic, having a strong LinkedIn presence, knowledge of the platform, and an ability to network online is more...