When making the college list, look beyond the big number

When making the college list, look beyond the big number

The old saying “everything is negotiable” isn’t always true, but don’t assume the publicly advertised price tag for a college education is the amount students will pay. In fact, while the sticker price provides the base price for tuition and fees, it is important to...
Making the most of college visits

Making the most of college visits

​It’s no secret that college is expensive today. According to The College Board’s latest annual survey, the average cost of a public, four-year college in state was $10,560 for 2020-2021. For a private, nonprofit college, the number was $37,650. With those costs, it’s...
Jump-Starting College and Career Planning

Jump-Starting College and Career Planning

The current health and economic challenges we face make us think about what the future will look like for our children.  I am a parent of two curious children, a 7-year-old boy and a 10-year-old girl. While they are still developing their wide array of interests...