7 Ways to Support Your High School Student

How do I motivate my teenager to do well in school? Sometimes, motivating a teenager can feel like a daunting task. High school brings new experiences, extracurriculars, and exciting opportunities that may cause motivation in the classroom to dwindle. While many students are naturally self-motivated, others may need an extra push in the right direction.

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How Much Does College Really Cost?

The cost of college is more than just tuition. College is a huge financial commitment, more so today than ever before. (Try not to think about inflation because it’ll just hurt.) Learning to budget is a necessity, as many students will be responsible for their own finances for the first time. The cost of college

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Do I Need a College Counselor?

Do you need a laptop? Well, strictly, no, you don’t. You could use a desktop or a tablet. You could borrow one instead of owning it. It would sure make life easier if you had one, though, which is kind of what having a college counselor is like. There’s a big difference between need and

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How to Save Money for College

Paying for college is no laughing matter. No matter your child’s age, you can do a lot to alleviate the burden of college tuition (and launch your teen into adulthood with as little debt as possible) with simple financial steps taken now. In this post, we’ll go over how both students and parents can start

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4 Easy Ways to Prepare for College

It’s the longest summer on record. The summer before college. You’d like nothing more than to just get there already, but freshman year won’t begin until late August. So, to keep you excited about your upcoming college life—congratulations, by the way!—we’ve put together a list of four things you can do to prepare for college

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