Monthly Archives: April 2015

College has Changed!

I’ve had several conversations this past week that have served as stark reminders of how much college has changed since the days when those of us with approaching-college-age kids attended.

My cousin’s son is graduating from college next month. (Congratulations, Nick!) He has done everything “right,” exactly the way we coach today’s young people. He earned loads of college credit while still in high school: he was given some credit Continue reading College has Changed!

Aid Award Letter: The Question You Must Ask

What a great offer! I’m so thrilled I’ll be able to attend XYZ U! Before you sign, though, you must ask one question: “Is this scholarship for all four years?” If the answer is yes, then you need to ask this: “Are there any conditions?” A great aid award is only great if it is for the duration of your student’s education. Continue reading Aid Award Letter: The Question You Must Ask