Parent College Coach Tip #94: How to Save Money on College
Jan15

Parent College Coach Tip #94: How to Save Money on College

Seven tips to help you save money on college.

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Parent College Coach Tip #92: Don’t Waste the Holiday Break
Dec18

Parent College Coach Tip #92: Don’t Waste the Holiday Break

Christmas is upon us and that means the holiday break is quickly approaching. Even though it may be just a few weeks, college-bound students should take advantage of their time and use it for some college prep activities. Seniors especially can’t afford to waste precious time.

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Parent College Coach Tip #88: 10 Tips for Parents of Seniors
Nov13

Parent College Coach Tip #88: 10 Tips for Parents of Seniors

Senior year can be crazy, hectic and overwhelming, especially for parent.

If your student is stressed, your stress is multiplied. Here are my best tips for parents of seniors.

These can help you power down, prepare to prevent panic, and drink all the excitement in.

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Parent College Coach Tip #84: Avoid College Burnout
Oct16

Parent College Coach Tip #84: Avoid College Burnout

Sometimes we forget that our college-bound teens are teenagers. High school should be so much more than college prep. Granted, you have to devote a certain amount of time to the college process. But constantly pushing, prodding, and adding college-related tasks to your teenager’s life will only produce college burnout.

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Parent College Coach Tip #83: Don’t Judge a College by the Brochure
Oct09

Parent College Coach Tip #83: Don’t Judge a College by the Brochure

College brochures are marketing materials—first and foremost. Don’t be fooled by the clever college marketing. Students in these brochures dress smartly, smile perfectly and are tall and thin. Their surroundings are beautifully groomed campuses with updated dorms and never a cloud in the sky. The architecture is often the focal point in these brochures along with grassy lawns, flowers galore and shimmering ponds. You can’t judge by...

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Parent College Coach Tip #82: Prepare Your Student For an Active Shooter
Oct02

Parent College Coach Tip #82: Prepare Your Student For an Active Shooter

It’s happened again. We all watched shockingly yesterday as more students were massacred by a gunman on a college campus.

Schools use to be safe. But not anymore. They mirror the outside world. There’s a risk of being a victim of a crazed shooter anywhere: in a church, in a movie theater, at an office and in our schools. Since you can’t live in fear (or let your student see your fear), how do you prepare your student for an active shooter?

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