Building a Four-Year Roadmap for College
College planning really starts in freshman year, so building a four-year roadmap for college is very important. For students, freshman year in high school is when grades and courses start to matter, in the sense that someone at a university will see them and might use them to make a decision about their admissions. For parents, it’s when you’ve got to start helping your child make good decisions about how to use their time. It’s also when saving money for college becomes critically important.
Six Tips to Help You Cut the Cost of College by Tens of Thousands
While the benefits of a college education outweigh the costs by a lot, the cost is daunting. Here are six tips on how you can cut the cost of college by tens of thousands of dollars.
The Importance of the Career Center in Choosing Colleges
Career centers on campus are an under-utilized resource. They can make the difference between an education that pays off vs. one that doesn’t.
Myths About Scholarships
Scholarships matter a lot for students headed to college because college is so expensive. But myths about scholarships hold people back from finding and applying for scholarships.
Canadian University Admissions: The LifeLaunchr Webinar
Applications from the U.S. to Canadian universities are soaring. Understand the Canadian University admissions system and develop a plan for applying.
Standardized Testing: What You Need to Know
The prospect of standardized testing is immensely stressful, and parents and students have many questions about standardized testing.
Why Finding a Great Fit College Matters
College admissions isn’t just about getting in, it’s about finishing and thriving in life. That’s why it matters that you find a great fit college.
The Ultimate Guide to a Great College Admissions Essay
For virtually every selective school, there are more students who meet the academic criteria than they can admit. A great admissions essay can help set you apart from all the others who might get in.
Take a College Virtual Tour and Save Money and Time
Visiting colleges can be expensive. Between airfare or gas, hotel rooms, rental cars, parking and food, you could end up spending thousands of dollars. So before you fly, travel in the virtual world. College virtual tours can be a great way to screen colleges and find your fit.
Building a Compelling College Application Portfolio: Four Keys
Here’s how to focus students’ attention on a few areas of interest and aptitude and build an outstanding college application portfolio.