College Essay – Be Original
Jun23

College Essay – Be Original

When writing a college essay, you need to be original and stand out — but in a good way. Try these tips.

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Scholarship Mom Tip #70: Proofread Scholarship Applications
May01

Scholarship Mom Tip #70: Proofread Scholarship Applications

Checking your own work can be challenging when you’ve looked at it so much the words have run together. Have a parent, teacher, or counselor proofread scholarship applications before you submit.

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Calculating the College ROI: Is College Really Worth the Cost?
Apr09

Calculating the College ROI: Is College Really Worth the Cost?

Everyone knows a college education is a valid goal, but it makes sense to step back and consider why. Rankings of “best” are fine, but what are your own reasons for pursuing a college education? Keep these in mind to make sure your college choice is, in fact, the best place to enroll to meet them.

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Parent College Coach Tip #10: Embrace Tough Love
Apr04

Parent College Coach Tip #10: Embrace Tough Love

Tough love. It’s a parenting tool every parent dreads; but in the college process, it’s invaluable.

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Scholarship Mom Tip #66: Tweet Now Regret Later
Apr03

Scholarship Mom Tip #66: Tweet Now Regret Later

This week, we take a look at some actual tweets from students. If you were awarding scholarships, would any of these make you think the money was better given to someone else?

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Parent College Coach Tip #9: Revisit and Reconsider
Mar30

Parent College Coach Tip #9: Revisit and Reconsider

Upon deeper inspection and further investigation, it might be possible that the second-choice college is more than just second best.

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