5 Benefits to Living on Campus the First Year of College Easier transition- Living on campus the first year of college bridges the gap between living at home in the comfortable nest parents have built and living completely independent in the big world. It's a weaning process instead of throwing you directly to the trenches. You learn to live on your own without all the responsibilities that await full adult life. These responsibilities are around the next corner. They will be easier to process … [Read More...]
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October 1st is the opening date to submit your FAFSA for the 2018-19 school year. So what is FAFSA and should you complete an application? FAFSA is a Free Application For Financial Student Aid. You should complete an application if your child is even thinking of enrolling in college next year. WHY SHOULD YOU APPLY? You won't know what's available to you if you don't apply. Nearly every student is eligible for some form of aid. There are many factors considered in the formula to … [Read More...]
Two years ago our daughter started her Senior year of high school. We knew it was going to be a busy year getting through high school and preparing for college but we REALLY HAD NO IDEA just how busy it would be! There is so much to do. You just want to savor this last year with your child, but the to-do list is all consuming. Before you know it you're sending them out your door and leaving them on the doorsteps of their dorm at college. With some early planning, you can make the Senior year a … [Read More...]
Two years ago our daughter started her Senior year of high school. We knew it was going to be a busy year getting through high school and preparing for college but we REALLY HAD NO IDEA just how busy … [Read More...]
'Tis the season! It's that wonderful time of year when we shop for the perfect gift for those we care about. Do you ever hit a brick wall when trying to come up with that perfect gift? I know I do. Do … [Read More...]