5 Things I Wish I Had Done In College

5 Things I Wish I Had Done In College

College was one of the greatest times of my life. It was the first time that I set off on my own and was truly responsible for myself and managing my own life. Mom and Dad weren’t there to bother me or tell me what to do.College was one of the greatest times of my life. It was the first time that I set off on my own and was truly responsible for myself and managing my own life. Mom and Dad weren’t there to bother me or tell me what to do.

How to Survive the High School Whirlpool

How to Survive the High School Whirlpool

Are you and your teen caught in the high school whirlpool? The high school whirlpool begins churning when parents and students start to “hear things” about what it means to be “successful” in high school. If you have a high-achieving teen, there’s a good chance they’ll get sucked in—and you may get sucked in along with them.

Five Signs Your Child May Be Struggling In College

Five Signs Your Child May Be Struggling In College

College is a time of growth, independence, and opportunity for your child. It can also be an incredibly stressful time for you, especially if you are far away from your child’s college campus.

As a parent, you may be worrying about everything from whether your child is getting enough sleep, to whether they can get good grades in college level courses.

The ABC’s Of College And Finances

The ABC’s Of College And Finances

It’s that exciting time of year!  Parents of incoming 12th graders will soon become immersed in all things related to applying for college!  And while many like to focus on the fun and excitement associated with applying to college, it’s critically important to not neglect a review of college costs and the financial aid process.

Summer College Visits: The Good, the Bad… and the In Between

Summer College Visits: The Good, the Bad… and the In Between

Let’s just get this out of the way: I’m not a huge fan of summer college visits.

As a 12-year veteran of college admission, I firmly believe that fall is the best time to visit colleges. If you’ve ever visited colleges during the fall, you know it firmly brings about a heady sense of nostalgia.

11 Tips to Career Launch (Faster than a Rocket)!

11 Tips to Career Launch (Faster than a Rocket)!

College Scoops is always reaching out and connecting with professionals so they can share their expertise and advice with our community. As many college students are in the midst of their summer internships, we invited Jason Vallozzi to provide tips and advice on how to secure a full-time offer or land your next internship.