Tag: parents

How Can My Student Find a College With a Good ROI?

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Freelance Writer and College Coach

Obviously, you want your student to go to a college that’s worth the cost. But how do you determine a school's return on investment? Here's some expert advice. read more

Top 4 Questions to Ask About Parent College Orientation

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Freelance Writer and College Coach

Did you know there isn’t just a freshman orientation? Parents can get in on it too! Here are answers to four common questions about parent college orientation. read more

Top 8 College Topics to Discuss With Your Student Today

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Freelance Writer and College Coach

Your student will be off to college soon, but there are some things they should know now. Here are eight topics of conversation to cover before they leave home. read more

How to Help Your Stressed Teen Choose a College Major

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Certified Educational Planner; President, One-Stop College Counseling

Choosing a college major is a stressful decision, especially if your student is uncertain. Here's some advice to help them find their academic path. read more

5 Ways Parents Can Be Helpful in the College Search

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Content Marketer, ValuePenguin.com

The college search is a major process for your student, but it’s hard to know when to step in and when to back off. Here’s some helpful advice! read more

5 Ways to Help Your Student Network for Internships

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Content Marketer, ValuePenguin.com

As a parent, you want to help your student through the college and career journey, but you shouldn't be overbearing. Here's how to help them learn to network. read more

Your Important Questions on High School GPA, Answered

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Certified Educational Planner; Co-founder and President, One-Stop College Counseling

Your student's GPA is important to college admission, but it can be confusing and certainly isn't the only factor. Here's what to know about GPA, plus a Q&A. read more

Top 5 Mistakes Families Make When Saving for College

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CEO, College Ready

We all know college is expensive, but it's a lot less so when families are prepared ahead of time. Avoid these mistakes for better college financial planning. read more

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