I am so excited to interview one of our presenters for Pursuing Greatness 2013! Ms. Utterback will give you a preview of her session during the college prep event to equip and educate college-bound teens and their families to take advantage of the resources around them. Listen in here: http://www.blogtalkradio.com/collegeprepradio/2013/06/10/college-prep-strategy-resources-with-jasmine-utterback
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Determining how much you will pay for that coveted college diploma can seem like an overwhelming task, but it’s easier if you know where to begin.
Let’s start by examining the average sticker prices of a few main types of institutions.
The U.S. Department of Education’s 2010-2011 report of college costs will give you an idea of how much attendance will cost you. (more…)
One of the most important aspects of preparing for college is financing college. Parents, I am sure that there is no surprise for you that the costs of college tuition and related costs are rising everyday (it seems like!). The other side of that issue is that many college graduates are leaving college drowning in […]
One area that I have seen that future college students absolutely MUST master is the art of communication. Proper communication is a skill that must be developed for teens to be successful in college, future career field, and in personal life as well. I encourage parents to be a great role model in this area for their teens and […]
Parents, your teens may be struggling in one or more of their classes right now. This can be frustrating for you and your kids because of the importance of grades in the college prep process. Parents, you can take an active approach by signing your kids up for tutoring! Your child may not be grasping the material (or may […]
I believe that it is vital for parents to help their teens to get work, volunteer, and/or internship experience to develop the skills necessary to do well in college courses and graduate from college. Additionally, this type of experience looks great on college applications, college admission essays, and resumes! Speaking of resumes, I am so […]
Parents, your teens have to reinforce information that they learned in class or fill in the gaps in their knowledge outside of the classroom to successfully prepare for college. While educators are an important part of the college prep process and the learning process, they are only one player on the team. The other members […]
Parents, the college prep process is more than just getting the right grades and filling out college applications. College admissions representatives are looking for students who have the skills to further develop as leaders on campus and in the world. I can’t stress enough about the importance of helping your teens to develop their personal skills […]
Wow, I can’t believe that we are days away from 2013! In my last radio show of the year, I talked about key aspects of the college prep process that parents and teens must keep in mind to continue to be successful in this process next year! I gave specific action steps that families can […]
I have started my radio show on Blog Talk Radio for college-bound students and families also known as College Prep Radio! I get the wonderful opportunity to inform and empower parents of college-bound students to partner with their teens for a successful transition to the college environment. If you have missed any broadcasts, they are recorded and […]
Parents, this is the last blog post in the series of the best ways you can partner with your teen during the transition from high school to college. If you have missed any blog posts in this series, please read them here – Part 1, Part 2, and Part 3. In addition to making material […]
In this blog post, I am going to share with you a very important way that you can partner with your teens as they prepare to attend college. Make the information your teens learn in class relevant to their daily lives. This step is so important because you are your child’s first teacher. But, wait, […]
Parents, you want nothing more than to help your teens prepare for their future including attending and graduating college. You try to remind (or nag according to teens) your kids to turn in their college applications, get volunteer hours, or take their SAT/ACT tests which causes added stress if your teens procrastinate or ignore you altogether. From […]