A value college for under $16,500 a year— Bemidji State. And what JB’s high school senior daughter has done and has yet to do in her college admissions journey.
Debunk the myth that college is too pricey— let naive college shoppers believe that. Three key strategies to graduate with minimal or no debt.
How to build quality not quantity, and passion not paper-fillers, to achieve higher level skills and have greater impact in the admissions office.
Trucks are Bucks— how materialism makes college less affordable. Let’s persuade students to put off big expenses until they have that degree.
Good and bad U.S. News Study Tips and The Canadian Options— excellent colleges up north for less than $30k per year.
Tough love— all parents need to have the Money Talk with their teens. Here’s how.
Know your college’s CDR— don’t dare join the 11%! CDR: a critical measure to know before saying YES to any college.
Yikes! The Summer Melt— the percentage of HS seniors enrolled in college, who never show up in the fall— is up to 20%. Here are some antidotes.
Graduating with minimal debt is a choice. Don’t add (more than $5k a year) to the $1.4 trillion in student loan debt. Don’t become a debt slave.
Hate Mail— JB responds to a skeptical student. How does answering ACT questions help create two- and four- year college graduates with minimal debt?