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4 Reasons To Go To College

If you ask most people why they want to go to college, you’ll probably get one main reason: to get a good job. This is, of course, an excellent reason for getting the grades and going through the enrolment process for college – and for sticking with it once you’re there. However, there are other […]

5 Financial Tips for Every Freshman

As you move on to college and start budgeting money for yourself you may find yourself struggling. As young adult you may find it intimidating to try to manage your money but the worst thing you can do is to bury your head and assume things will work out. Instead, you need to proactively look […]

Organizing Your High-School Career for a Successful College Experience

Teenagers as young as 14 years old are quickly planning for their college years as high-school freshmen. They’re touring local universities and narrowing down their choices. With college acceptance becoming more competitive each year, it’s critical to plan your high-school curriculum with as much precision as possible. See your college dreams come true by organizing […]

How Technology has Shaped College Preparation

As time moves on, the idea of preparing for college has changed drastically. Only a few short years ago, aspiring college students would be crammed in a financial aid office or huddled around the school’s community printer, looking to gather more information on how to effectively dive into the college universe. These struggles of our […]

Why Financial Planning is Vital for College Students

College is an exciting time that helps to create your future potential.  However, between partying, and perhaps a little studying, the fact that it’s likely your first time away from the family home may have temporarily escaped you.  But with this new found freedom comes responsibility – in particular, the responsibility to manage your own […]

How to Prepare For College

Preparing for college begins before starting high school as the student’s choice of a middle school can have a bearing on his or her academic success. Do well in middle school and you can find yourself ready to take Advanced Placement classes in high school or a curriculum that will be most conducive to ensuring […]