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MissionU - Alternative to College?

I was talking to a friend of mine and she told me she was thinking to go back to school. She has an associate degree but not a 4-year degree. 249 more words

College Planning

Retirement or College - Which Comes First?

The term “sandwich generation” commonly refers to those people who are caring for aging parents and their children at the same time. Today, I introduce a new term – The Financial Sandwich Generation. 544 more words

Retirement Saving

A Parent's Guide to College Planning in 7 Steps

As a parent, your time is limited and the task of planning for college with your child can become daunting. You want the best for your child; however, private college consulting services cost a minimum of $5,000 and public school counselors are often overwhelmed with advisees. 1,004 more words

Parent's Blog

College Application Checklist

Essays + Supplements

Writing the main application essay is the part of the process most students dread. While it is one of the most time-consuming pieces of application preparation, it is one of the most impactful. 473 more words


How Rising Student Debt & Tuition are Affecting Students' College Choices

In California alone, the average debt for a student who has completed four years of college is $22,744 as of 2016. This price includes room and board, tuition and fees, but what is not included are the books, groceries, rent and bills that accumulate over the past four years. 1,614 more words

Public Interest

From the Trenches of the College Search Process

It is November 3rd. If you are the parent of a high school junior, there is a good chance that most, if not all of your son or daughter’s college applications will be submitted within the next 363 days! 467 more words

Senior Year STARTS NOW

Gosh, what an insane month. Today, its a beautiful October day, and I’m working my little tush off to get in front of all that is to come this quarter. 361 more words

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