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Paying for college the old-fashioned way.

Don’t Let Your Wheel Run Flat!

The other day, I looked over my goal sheet from this past year to see where I’ve been and what still needs to be done. In some areas, I knocked … Continue reading

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CPR and College Funding

As a young lad, I learned about CPR for the first time in health class.  We talked about the breaths and compressions, but I had a hard time remembering the … Continue reading

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Cosigning: Avoiding a Personal Fiscal Cliff

I came across a news story the other day about a lady who started a petition to get her son’s college loans forgiven. The young man made his payments on … Continue reading

December 1, 2012 · Leave a comment

Don’t Forget to Sign-up for the Test!

Now that football season is in full swing, decisions time is coming-up fast. There are a lot of distractions right now, but make sure you don’t forget to show-up for … Continue reading

October 6, 2012 · Leave a comment

Don’t Waste Money on Med School

There is a better way! When looking at the numbers, it disheartens many students considering medical school. According to the Association of American Medical Colleges, 86% of the 2011 medical … Continue reading

September 26, 2012 · Leave a comment

A Panic-Free College Fair

When you were a kid and mom sent you to pick-up a pound of ham and a pound of cheese from the deli counter, you had maybe three types of … Continue reading

September 16, 2012 · Leave a comment

Just Make a Decision Already!

Choices,choices.  Remember the days when making a decision was as difficult as choosing a costume for Halloween or which cartoon to watch on Saturday morning.  It’s hard to believe that … Continue reading

August 1, 2012 · Leave a comment

Ask Good Questions on Your College Visits

How are the college visits coming?  I still have a few years to hone my skills, but the time might be running-out on you. Now that the pressure is on, … Continue reading

July 24, 2012 · Leave a comment

Issues with Education and Careers?

http://youtu.be/X03SJHdBe1s

This is a thought-provoking interview Dan Cathy (CEO of Chick-fil-A) had with Sir Ken Robinson a while back. How can we help our kids to not lose their creativity and guide them into a field of study that matches their passions and strengths?

July 22, 2012 · Leave a comment

Now is Better Than “When:” My Kick in the Pants from Andy Traub

Piles of College mailings creating skyscrapers on your dining room table?  E-mail inbox full of scholarship details that you will get to later?  Tired of hounding your child to fill-out … Continue reading

July 19, 2012 · 1 Comment

First Step to Choosing the “Right” College

What should I do to begin my search for the “right” college? Ok, so you know your strengths, interests, and what you want to do with your life.  Now it’s … Continue reading

July 6, 2012 · 3 Comments

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