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Investment vs. Return is not just about financial planning, it also addresses the impact of your educational investment and return on those dollars.   About a week ago there was an interesting article in the Wall Street Journal, “Reid Hoffman: Searching for Breakout Ideas,” with great questions and answers.  One of my favorites was a question about how … Continue readi Read More ›


“The secret of getting ahead is getting started. ”  – Mark Twain Whether you are a high school student or a college student, you are on a path that can provide enormous opportunity and create background experiences that set you up for success.  So, as part of the plan, begin by evaluating your needs. As a … Continue reading "4 Consi Read More ›


Last week I listed 6 characteristics in considering a college or university.  The 6th factor was “Financial” considerations.  I truly do believe that it can’t be the first or even an initial limiting factor when students are considering lists of colleges.  But it has to become a factor eventually and can even be a positive … Continue reading Read More ›


Pick up a copy of US News College Rankings and the back section is usually filled with tips for making sure you get a good college fit.  Tune in to any chat with college students on collegeweeklive.com and you will again hear the importance of finding the right college fit.  It just makes sense, saves … Continue reading "Planning for a “ Read More ›


Don’t wait until it is crunch time to begin making visits to college campuses.  You can begin to get a feel for the kind of university experience you want earlier than you think.  Make it a day excursion for the family or part of a holiday trip like Spring Break.  Something as simple as driving … Continue reading "Exposure for a Good College Fit" Read More ›


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