Sara Lindberg

Sara Lindberg

Sara Lindberg is a freelance writer and former secondary school counselor. She has a Master of Education in Counseling and 20 years of experience working with middle and high school students and their parents. 

Articles

The Worst Myth: College Is for Rich Kids

One of the longest-standing myths is that you need to be rich in order to get a college degree. But making college both assessable and affordable is within your reach! Here are six options if you're concerned about affording your college costs.read more

Why are campus visits so important?

The campus visit plays a crucial role in determining if the college or university you are considering is the right "fit" for you. read more

How should I be preparing for the college search as a high school freshman?

Do your best in all your classes so you don't close doors for yourself. You may not think you want to do something as a freshman, but that may change once you are a junior.read more

What is the Common Application?

Think of the Common Application as the college version of "one-stop shopping." You can upload application materials to send to multiple schools when it comes to apply.read more

What's the difference between a scholarship and a grant?

How often do you think about paying for college? The answer is likely all the time. That's why learning about ways to fund your education is so important. read more

When should I apply to college?

The college application process can elicit feelings of excitement and anxiety. Allow yourself plenty of lead time to complete your applications before the published deadlines. read more