Tag: College Costs

CAREER vs. MAJOR

                        Career vs. Major…Which Choice Comes First? Conventional wisdom suggests the answer to this question is that the choice of major is the most important decision and consequently drives the career choice.  Parents, friends, and some school personnel mistakenly have the student focus on a major.  Consequently, the student is asked repeatedly…”What are you going… Read more »

Great Resource for TEXTBOOKS

I found another excellent resource for textbooks.  It may not provide all the books you need, but, you should check here first.  CLICK HERE

Tips on Paying for College

New York Times – – June 22, 2016 – – By, Mark A. Stein.  For full story CLICK HERE Students and parents navigating the college-selection process for the first time may benefit from the advice of experts familiar with college financing. ■ Students who may qualify for a highly selective college may find that less celebrated… Read more »

Two Extra Years in College can cost almost $300,000

USA Today – June 21, 2016 – by, Anna Helhoski, NERD WALLET – For full story – CLICK HERE Taking an extra year or two to complete a bachelor’s degree is common these days, but that additional time could cost a student nearly $300,000, according to a new study by NerdWallet. NerdWallet examined how much one or two… Read more »

Tips for an effective college tour

College tours are an important aspect of the college planning process! Follow these tips to make sure you get the most out of your college visit.

Bright Futures…Changes and what they mean for Florida Residents

FLORIDA RESIDENTS: If you have someone in college or someone starting college this Fall, I have some important information for you. (Actually, this will likely apply to Florida High School students planning to go to college.) Many of you are likely not political junkies like me, so, you may not be aware of all of… Read more »