So now is the time for you and your teen to begin considering which college is best for them and to start considering a possible career.
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Is that what college is all about?
Maybe, but as an admissions expert, I do want you to emphasize the importance of considering possible career paths when building a college list. While I understand that most 17-year-olds may not have everything figured out, parents and students must be aligned on the purpose of college education and the return on investment.
It is essential to discuss the investment being put into a college education and the return on that investment. Discussing the difference between...
Here at Strategic Admissions Advice, we believe there are four key pillars when considering colleges, there are:
~ Possible major
~ Possible career
While all of these pillars are equally important, today we'll focus on possible majors and its impact on your teen’s college list.
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As your teen inches closer and closer to their senior year of high school, it's important to start thinking about their future career goals and, thus, a possible major they will pursue in college. Choosing a major is a critical step in setting them on the right path toward academic and professional...
Today, we're going to discuss the importance of location in the college search process and how it factors into building a college list for your child.
When considering colleges, there are four key pillars to keep in mind:
While all of these pillars are important, today we'll focus on location and its impact on your teen’s college experience.
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Before you start searching for colleges, it's important to think about three key things.
#1: Physical Environment:
Investigate the campus environment as well as its surrounding...
There's a lot to consider when building your teen's college list. As a company, we help our clients think about the four pillars:
Today we'll talk about cost because it's America, where money matters, and college is expensive.
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So I want to ask you a few questions.
Do you know which colleges you should start researching?
Do you know how much that college costs?
Do you understand financial aid terms such as "scholarships," "grants," "loans," "merit aid," and "FAFSA forms"?"
Have you visited each college's website and looked at their...
I used to be a school guidance counselor and I understand what they go through. It’s a lot to work with a caseload of kids and have to advise them on their classes, tests and college lists. I honestly believe that they want the best for your child but sometimes they’re just too overwhelmed to give you the best advice that you need to succeed.
First of all, what many of us called “guidance counselors” are now supposed to be called “school counselors” or “Deans.” The title may have changed, but the job description remains the same: