Your child has made a big commitment by choosing to go to college. Likewise, you are putting a large commitment in your child by agreeing to pay for college. But many parents, like yourself, can't help but wonder, "how the heck am I going to pay for this?"
The sticker price on a college education can no doubt lead to shock. If you see that number and wonder how to pay for college with no money, know that there are options available. Most families these days don't pay the sticker price published on a college website.
Here's what you can do so you don't need to either.Read More
While internships are indeed a pipeline for fresh talent and new faces around the office, internship programs (like interns) sometimes need a little push to get going.
Once that push has been made, it can turn your internship program from competent to great and from an opportunity into a process that delivers consistent results.Read More
Are you considering studying abroad during your college years, or working in internation businessa fter graduation? If so, doing an international internship when you study abroad or after graduation either one may give you the competitive edge you need! Like with any internship, you will receive professional experience and add much needed experience to your resume. But having an international resume will also make you stand out from the crowd when it comes time to compete in the workforce, especially if you plan to work in global markets.Read More
Did you take the SAT or ACT? Maybe you took both tests because you weren't sure which one was the right one for you or the colleges you were applying to had different requirements. Or maybe you only took one because you felt that you would perform better on that test. Regardless, if you took one test or both and you applied to a "test optional" school or to a school that accepts either type of test scores, you're probably battling with one question: "should I send in my scores or not?" Not to worry because you have a few different routes that you can pursue. We want you to get into your dream school, so take our advice if it feels right for you.
The SAT and ACT test a lot of the same content. But two of the major differences are that the ACT has a science section and the SAT has a math section that doesn't allow you to use a calculator. So, if you intend on being a biology or chemistry major, it may make sense to send in your ACT scores because you got tested in science (assuming you did well!). On the other hand, if you plan to go into mathematics related major, sending in your SAT scores might be the right choice for you.Read More
You started off your semester strong by getting to class ten minutes early and finishing projects weeks ahead of time. Now you find yourself in November struggling to complete assignments that are due the next day. If this is you, you're not alone. Many college students are guilty of losing motivation over time. In many cases, it's mind over matter! But remember, one of the first reasons why you're at school is to be successful!Read More