Joanna Nesbit

Joanna Nesbit is a freelance journalist and content marketer who writes about parenting, college, personal finance, lifestyle, and travel.

Articles

How to Team Up With Your Teen on the College Search

You know you want to help your child with their college search, but what can you do? Here's how you can help your student throughout this process.read more

Making the Most of Your Campus Resources as a First-Generation Student

Colleges abound with resources for first-generation students, but it can be hard to know what they are. These are the campus resources you should look for.read more

9 Reasons to Use the Career Center Before Senior Year

You have a wealth of career knowledge right at your fingertips with your college career center. Here's why it should be your favorite place on campus!read more

15 Things to Understand About Your Expected Family Contribution (EFC)

Financial aid can be confusing, especially when it comes to how much you'll pay. Here are 15 things you need to know about your Expected Family Contribution (EFC).read more

How to Help a Reluctant Student With College Plans

High school is when college conversations begin in earnest, but sometimes students don't readily engage. Here's how parents can help get the ball rolling. read more

From Mold to Mice: How to Deal With Dorm Room Issues

Bedbugs, mold, mice, cockroaches...here's what students and parents need to do when faced with dorm room maintenance issues like these.read more

All About the CSS/PROFILE: What It Is and What You Need to Know

You know all about the FAFSA, but are you familiar with the CSS/Financial Aid PROFILE? Read on to learn all about why you should fill out this financial aid form.read more