Tag: parents

Smart Things You Should Do With Excess 529 Funds

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Content Marketer, ValuePenguin.com

Imagine: Your student's college graduation is coming up, and surprise! You have extra money in your 529 plan. What should you do with it? Here are some options. read more

Helping Your Indecisive Teen With the College Search

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Content Marketer, ValuePenguin.com

The college search is a huge process with a lot of choices for students to make. Here's how to guide your teen to informed decisions when looking at schools. read more

Your Student Is in College: A Parent's Guide to Letting Go

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Associate Dean of Admissions & Transfer Coordinator, Pomona College

Letting go can be hard for some parents. Here's some advice from a college insider if you're coping with sending a student to college for the first time. read more

When Should Parents Step in During the Admission Process?

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Content Marketer, ValuePenguin.com

Parents naturally want to help their students through the college admission process, but there are times to step in and times to step back. Here's when to help! read more

When Finances Change While Your Student Is in College

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Content Marketer, ValuePenguin.com

Finances change; it happens. Instead of panicking because your student attends an expensive college, follow this advice to possibly receive more financial aid. read more

Parents, It's Time to Communicate About College Costs

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Educational Consultant

Some parents put off the money talk with their students far longer than they should. Here's why you should talk about college costs early in the search process. read more

How to Help Your Student Through Admission Season

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Founder and Lead Counselor, NEPA Career and College Counseling Associates

Parents want what's best for their students, of course. But here's what you should and shouldn't do to help them during the college admission process. read more

Advice for Parents Looking to Return to Work and School

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Writer, ReadyJob.org

Sometimes parents have to leave the workforce when they have kids. Looking to get back to work? Here's some advice if your plans involve college. read more

6 Tips for Hiring a College Consultant for Your Student

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Content Marketer, Admissionado

So you've decided to hire a college consultant to help your student in the college search. Here are six tips to help you find the right one for your student's needs. read more

How to Pay for College When Your 529 Plan Takes a Hit

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Content Marketer, ValuePenguin

Before panicking about your assets as the stock market fluctuates, read this advice to assess your other options for covering your student's college costs. read more