Checklist for College

Creating a checklist for college freshmen should really have two categories.   It is pretty basic but I divide the categories into the dorm room checklist and the student legal checklist.  Both are equally important but the later topic is one that is often overlooked and not known about. Now that graduation is over, many college…

HECA Conference 2015

This week I traveled to Cincinnati, Ohio to speak at the 2015 national HECA Conference on the college admission and value decision. The Higher Education Consultants or HECA is an organization of independent educational consultants who do college planning with high school students. They support high school students and parents during the path of transition…

College Outcome

College Expectations vs Reality

As we are in the celebration season of graduation, the high school graduates envision hope while some college graduates face the harsh reality of finding a career.  The college expectation versus the reality of a career is not discussed early enough for many students.  This results in dissatisfaction at graduation and people questioning their educational…

College Career Outcome for 2015

As more families are trying to evaluate college value or the return on investment, understanding the outcome of a college education is important.  According to ThinkAdvisor.com, the college career outcomes for 2015 are in and may be a good starting point as part of your college planning process. An important step in the college decision…