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I give up

OK, I give up.  School is not for me.  I totally had a freakout meltdown today when I looked at the syllabi for my classes that started today.  572 more words


Comments on the Trump Higher Education Budget Proposal

The Trump administration released its first full budget proposal for Fiscal Year 2018 today, and it is safe to say that it represents a sharp break from the Obama administration’s budget proposals. 960 more words

Researching Companies, Services Can Save Money During Loan Consolidation

Planning how to pay college debt can be difficult. It can be even worse when companies that might otherwise seem helpful are actually preying on those in need.  332 more words

College And Career Planning

Test the Dedication of Your Parents

As you explore the scholarships you can prepare yourself to apply for in the future, don’t overlook the opportunities you can glean by getting your parents involved in your planning. 428 more words

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State Legislators: Cast a Vote for Private Higher Ed

In the April 14, 2017, edition of the Chronicle of Higher Education, Katherine Mangan provides an often overlooked solution to the challenges of state funding in higher education.  277 more words


Community College May Be the Key to Earning an Affordable Bachelor’s Degree

Whether you are a parent or grandparent of a budding young college student, or are perhaps seeking to return to school yourself in the interest of furthering your career, the now-enormous cost of higher education has become such a consideration that many are either changing life plans outright… 476 more words

Who Knows (the Best) You?

I recently wrote a post on who to ask for a letter of recommendation (Don’t Ask Your Dog!), where I stressed that the most important thing to remember is to START EARLY! 514 more words

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