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Avoiding Traditional College Doesn’t Have to Halt Your Teen’s Education

  If your teen thinks that going straight to college from high school is not for them then they’ve probably been questioned ‘now what?’ countless times. They’ve probably been inundated with people voicing their opinions and telling them where they should and should not go from here. They’ve probably had everyone, from you to their […]

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My Son’s Path to College Graduation Took 9 Years After High School

  This week, I will be sharing some personal stories and experiences of my own children’s path to college. I hope they help enlighten you and encourage you to help your college-bound teen. During his senior year of high school, my son applied to three schools: the Air Force Academy, West Point, and the Citadel. […]

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What Are the Alternatives to Traditional College?

If traditional college isn’t for everyone, what’s the alternative? Yesterday I posted an article: “Should Every Child Go To College?” The answer: It’s not for every child and parents shouldn’t push if it isn’t happening. You know your child better than anyone. Think outside the box and help your child find the right path. Here are […]

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Wednesday’s Parent: Is Community College Right for Your Student?

  Higher education is a complicated issue for many students and parents today. College education is a necessity for finding success and prosperity in many career paths, but rising concerns about student loan debt and graduate unemployment are making the process of pursuing education more stressful and uncertain than ever before. Community colleges are becoming […]

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Is community college the right choice?

  Many young people dream of going off to college—leaving home, living in the dorms, exploring an exciting new city, and exercising new found independence. Because of this, community college is often an over looked option. However, in our struggling economy, going to college isn’t just a rite of passage. It’s also a strategic investment […]

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Should your teen attend community college first?

  Higher education is a complicated issue for many students and parents today. College education is a necessity for finding success and prosperity in many career paths, but rising concerns about student loan debt and graduate unemployment are making the process of pursuing education more stressful and uncertain than ever before. Community colleges are becoming […]

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