Start With Some Experience!

Choosing a career path is a big decision. Our Career Match service brings self-awareness of the students gifts, talents and strengths, while providing a clear path to the job roles which best fit them.  We often pair the student with professionals to give them...

Oh the Infamous Gap year : Myths vs. Facts

How about a gap year? There are many misconceptions about these programs, here are some facts. MYTH #1: Gappers take longer to graduate from college ( #1 misconception). FACT: The average time to graduation for “gappers” is 4 years! The national average is 5+ years....

Does your college pick meet your financial fitness?

Now it is important to utilize two important resources to vet your student’s “Best Fit” college list for “Financial Fit”. As a reminder, universities are deemed “Best Fit” due to offering a location, major, activities and many preferences that match what the student...

Top Five things you need to know about 529 Plans

What is a 529 Plan? – A 529 plan is a tax-advantaged investment plan designed to help families to save for a beneficiary’s (typically one’s child or grandchild) future higher education expenses. While commonly referred to as 529 plans, they are formally known as...

Success from an unexpected path!

The other night I was enjoying a lovely dinner on my patio with two friends who have grown sons.  They talked about the struggles their sons encountered in high school with their education and with determining what to do after high school. My friend’s son was lucky...