Breaking the Ice: Students and Parents Choosing a College Together

  When I first began looking at colleges, as a high school sophomore, I was excited. I was eager to escape the drama of high school and I thought that it would be fun to find my future university. It wasn’t until my mother handed me the gigantic College Board Handbook that I realized just how difficult finding a school would actually be. There were thousands of schools to choose from, and every one offered something different; I was overwhelmed. How does anyone ever choose just … [Read more...]


Where to Now? Finding the Best College for You

Finding the right college is difficult.  But four or five years from now, when you’re about to receive your degree, you don’t want to look back on your college experience with regret. You don't want to wish that you had put a little more effort into finding the perfect fit for you. Hindsight is 20/20.  So, here are the tips I wish I'd had as a high school senior.  Information that might have helped me find the absolute best college experience. -Be realistic about what schools … [Read more...]