College Financial Aid: Navigating the Challenging Process

As the students from the class of 2021 approach graduation and head into the final stages of the college selection process, many families are sorting through financial aid packages which will have a huge impact on their decisions. As families attempt to navigate this often stressful process, few consider trying to negotiate tuition to receive a greater financial aid package. In fact, most families don’t know that financial aid packages can be negotiated.

6 Important Reasons College Students Should Get To Know Their Professors

The challenges that students are facing as they engage in virtual and socially distanced learning environments are unprecedented. Students are expected to be comfortable working with new technology, and be flexible as new situations develop. But they’re not the only ones having to adapt. Professors are facing a learning curve as well. Professors want to help….

Helping Student Athletes to Successfully Navigate the Athletic Recruitment Process

There are many factors that go into recruiting student athletes, and multiple factors that student athletes consider when they pursue college athletic opportunities. Students need to consider their options and to make sense of their athletic and academic goals when looking for opportunities to be student athletes in college.

The Haircut Kiss

Marlene Kern Fischer, the brilliant blogger behind Thoughts from Aisle 4 and author of Gained a Daughter But Nearly Lost My Mind: How I Planned a Backyard Wedding During a Pandemic shares her perspectives on parenting.

4 Fun Holiday Math Lessons

‘Tis the season for making math fun. In the midst of holiday festivities, students can practice their math skills. As students incorporate math into their everyday routines, they understand the importance of learning math….

Parenting Advice: A Letter to Younger Moms from an Older Mom

Now that I’m on that other side of parenting (meaning my three sons are mostly grown and I’m no longer in the trenches), I’ve had some time to reflect. When I say reflect, I mean think about things I think I got right and things about which I was off base. There are things I wish I had known–