College is expensive and now more than ever families are trying to find ways to pay for their college education. How does one go about finding scholarships, grants, and need-based aid? Here is a quick read from S. Montgomery Admissions Consulting,
We were thrilled to write a guest post for CollegePlannerPro about virtual college visits. As a parent of a rising senior, I know how challenging life is right now for high school students and parents as they navigate the college admissions journey. But there is a way to get a feel and vibe of a college.
If you asked me one month ago what I would be doing on March 17th I would have responded, ” I would be walking with you in your temporary neighborhood in Sydney exploring the sights and bites with the obligatory stop at a pub for a St. Patrick’s Day celebratory drink.”
Each week College Scoops shares interesting articles we have read throughout the week about life in college, tips for college freshman, college admissions, college tours, parenting advice, campus gear, collegiate wear, dorm room decor, care packages, how to win a scholarship, deals on textbooks, test prep, and resources to help you with your college essay.
Sleep matters. A lot. I was never a night owl but I am amazed at how late my son in high school and my two college students go to bed even when they finish their homework early.
There are a number of resources available for students on campus: learning centers, TA’s, office hours, tutors, and fellow classmates. If your student is finding it hard to get the help they need, try connecting with College Success Plan.
As September comes to a close, college visits are ramping up for high school students and their parents. Are you wondering if it is worth it to visit a campus?
Each year I do envy my kids as they get excited to start the new school year. Getting reconnected with their friends, meeting new friends, learning new material, joining a new club or trying a new sport. It is a great way to reinvent yourself each fall and set new goals.
Some students have been at college for almost a month now. Families are making plans for the official family weekend soon but in the meantime, here is a wonderful article by Monica Matthews about ways we can connect with our college students throughout the year.