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AP Classes: To take or not to take?

By John Charbonnet | February 15, 2020 | 0 Comments

AP Classes: To take or not to take? As high school students begin to sign up for fall classes, it’s time to consider whether your child should register for an Advanced Placement course next year. Most students have their first chance to take an AP class in their junior year. The AP curriculum, administered by […]

Cost of College Has Increased 25% Over the Last 10 Years – Why?

By John Charbonnet | February 12, 2020 | 0 Comments

Cost of College Has Increased 25% Over the Last 10 Years – Why? A variety of factors are contributing to the rising cost of college. Kathryn Knight Randolph January 15, 2020   The cost of college and student loan debt aren’t just topics that dominate Presidential debates; conversations on these issues occur frequently around dinner […]

15 Best Part-Time Jobs for High School Students

By John Charbonnet | February 11, 2020 | 0 Comments

15 Best Part-Time Jobs for High School Students Finding and keeping a part-time job while attending high school can be a daunting task. Balancing work with classes, homework, extracurricular activities, and just hanging out with friends can be tough, but millions of teens are able to manage part-time work along with their other responsibilities. During my first […]

10 Highest Paid Nursing Jobs – Career Decisions

By John Charbonnet | January 29, 2020 | 0 Comments

10 Highest Paid Nursing Jobs January 25, 2019 Nursing is an excellent profession for individuals who are personable, compassionate, interested in health science and dedicated to helping others. There are many different types of nursing roles available for professionals at various education and experience levels. The highest paying nursing jobs often require advanced degrees and […]

College Scholarship Applications

By John Charbonnet | January 27, 2020 | 0 Comments

College Scholarship Applications Scholarship Selection Criteria What the Committee Looks For Scholarships are merit-based gifts designed to help defray the cost of a college education. Millions of dollars in scholarship monies are available from private companies, non-profit organizations, universities and other sources. Many of these scholarships are available only to students who fit a narrowly […]

What To Know To Compare Financial Aid Awards

By John Charbonnet | January 16, 2020 | 0 Comments

What To Know To Compare Financial Aid Awards Debbie Schwartz – Dec 15, 2019 Imagine you were buying a car and paying for it involved five categories, and each of those categories was called something different at the three dealerships you were considering for your purchase. You’d have to spend a bit of time talking […]

What to Know Before Joining Greek Life

By John Charbonnet | January 7, 2020 | 0 Comments

  College students should learn the expected time commitment and expense before pledging a fraternity or sorority. By Maura Hohman and Josh Moody Dec. 30, 2019 WHAT STUDENTS PICTURE when they think of Greek life may be as varied as the individual chapters themselves. Some may think of camaraderie, lifelong friendships, networking opportunities. Others may think of a heavy-drinking, hard-partying […]

Things to Know About Merit Aid Scholarships

By John Charbonnet | January 7, 2020 | 0 Comments

Things to Know About Merit Aid Scholarships Merit aid helps lower college costs. When it comes to paying for college, merit aid is one way to close the gap between the cost of attendance and need-based financial aid. This type of aid is not awarded based on need, but on academic, athletic, artistic or special-interest merit. The average […]

7 higher education trends to watch in 2020

By John Charbonnet | January 2, 2020 | 0 Comments

7 higher education trends to watch in 2020 College consolidation, partnerships with employers and the effects of deregulation are among the topics we’ll have our eye on this year. Jeremy Bauer-Wolf@jbeowulf – Jan. 1, 2020 Higher education made a striking number of headlines in 2019, in part due to the Varsity Blues scandal that exposed […]

Top 10 Things Parents Say About College

By John Charbonnet | January 2, 2020 | 0 Comments

Top 10 Things Parents Say About College If you’re in high school, you’ve probably heard at least some of the things parents say when giving advice for college. By Ashley Henshaw If you’ve started thinking about a college, you’ve probably talked with your parents about it. That makes sense. It’s an important decision and it’s reasonable […]