Retain, Recruit and Protect Your Employees

  As a company owner, would you like to retain your most valued employees, recruit new talent and protect your bottom line, all without it costing you a dime? Studies show that loss of workplace productivity and absenteeism is driven by stress-induced illness.  Financial problems are a huge contributor to that stress, and as we …

What Should a High School Junior Be Doing Now to Prepare and Plan for College Applications?

Making the transition from high school senior to college freshman is a daunting task–and one that begins long before “Pomp and Circumstance” plays. For the best chance at acceptance to the colleges of your choice, you’ll want to start preparing for your college journey as a high school junior. Though it might feel early to …

Bridging the Gap with Demonstrated Interest

You’ve researched your chosen college, poured over the website, gone through your application, and written a polished personal essay. If you’re set on attending a particular college, you may be left wondering what else you can do to set yourself apart. Demonstrated interest is an excellent way to bridge the gap between your online profile …

Social Media and College Admissions

It’s easy to forget that just as social media plays a huge part in our personal lives, it also can have an impact on college admissions.  eCampus Tours provided some great tips for managing social media to the student’s advantage as many colleges and universities are checking out applicants on social media during the admissions process.  Let’s …

Financial Aid – How Does It Work?

Beginning now, high school seniors can apply for financial aid for their freshman year of college. So how does it work? Student financial aid is funding to help the student pay for higher education.  It comes from four sources:  The Federal government, State governments, the colleges and universities, and private corporations and organizations.  The greatest …

Back to School

It’s back-to-school time, and families and students should be thinking about higher education plans.  As parents, we need to help our children grow both academically and personally.  Here’s an overview of what students should be thinking about on their journey to higher education. High school seniors:  If you’re a senior and you haven’t yet immersed …

If You Don’t Know Where You Are Going…..

We are all familiar with the expression, “If you don’t know where you’re going, how do you pack for the trip?” Kristin Wong, in her 7/31/17 New York Times article, “Why We Should Think About College as a Business,” explains the corporatism of college brought on by increasing costs driven by investment in amenities rather …

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