College Admissions Acronyms & Terms
Our comprehensive list of acronyms along with definitions for popular terms related to the college admissions process can be found here.
8 Steps to Filing your FAFSA
Our newest guide on filling out the FAFSA, updated in 2023 by student financial aid expert Max Fees.
Helping Your Child Transition to College
As you settle into your new role as a College Parent , take a few minutes to read the article Helping Your Child Transition to College . The Article originally appeared on Jody Michael Associate’s blog. It is very rare that we re- print an entire article but we felt the article was perfect reading […]
Four Easy Steps To College Application Sanity
One peek in your son's room confirms that he's in the midst of the college application process. His floor is littered with school viewbooks, post-it notes obscure his computer screen, and his test score summary has gone AWOL. One thing is certain: if colleges are looking for well-organized students, he'll be getting mostly thin envelopes. You wonder how he'll ever pull it all together!
Parents: How Prospective Colleges Communicate with Parents
5 Tips for Improved Communication with Colleges
Urgent: Don’t Accidentally Opt Out of Student Loan Forgiveness
By: Reyna Gobel MBA, MJ Yay! The application is now available to speed up the student loan forgiveness for up to $20,000 of federal student loans. The application isn’t necessary for getting the forgiveness. It just makes it happen earlier. Here’s what else you need to now. You Could Accidentally Opt Out. You may have […]
College Tip: 5 Paths to College Success
In our twenty years of efforts to serve college parents, there are a few noteworthy voices who provided valuable insights into what is required by families, students, institutions and communities to promote & define college success. That's why we are pleased to showcase an article below by Brandon Busteed who successfully served as the Executive Director, Education and Workforce Development, at Gallup.
Can You Trust Journalism?
By: Reyna Gobel MBA, MJ As a journalist myself, I’d like to say the answer is always yes. Unfortunately, it depends on the publication and the writer. I recently attended a Reuters Institute panel with Google, Vox Media, The New York Times, and Oxford University to get their thoughts on discovering the validity of digital […]
Getting Public Service Loan Forgiveness: 2022 PSLF Clearance Sale
Parents: Get Public Service Loan Forgiveness Now
Why You Should Attend a College Family Orientation
Gathering information about family college orientation
New York Times: Time to Pay Interns
By: Reyna Gobel MBA, MJ Unpaid internships are one of the separators between the opportunities of the have and have nots in the U.S., according to Ron Leiber at The New York Times. I’m enrolled in a Master’s of Public Health program in Nutrition at the City University of New York. Qualified classmates avoid the […]
Summer Career Exploration for College Students: It’s Not too Late
5 Tips for Quick Summer Career Exploration
Parents: Biden’s Potential $10,000 Student Loan Forgiveness Includes You
We’re waiting on what is looking like an impending announcement from the Biden Administration to forgive $10,000 on federal student loans including parent PLUS loans. Forgiveness is expected to be wide reaching. You don’t have to work for a public service and income limits may be as much as $150,000 per individual and $300,000 per […]
Fresh Prince of Bel Air Mom and College Parent Gives Her College Parenting Tips
Daphne Reid TV College Mom Tips for Life