Let’s kick this piece off with a few hard-hitting stats: In its annual survey of college tuition costs the U.S. News and World Report showed that the average cost of tuition for the 2021 school year was $11,171 for state residents at public colleges, $26,809 for out-of-state students at state colleges, and $41,412 for students … Read more 5 Ways to Start Saving for College Education
Every year, perspective students are faced with the daunting task of selecting the place in which they will spend the next 2-4 years (sometimes more) of their lives. One’s college choice is also important because of the financial implications from an investment standpoint. Unfortunately, sometimes students find that they may have not made the right … Read more Interview With The myUsearch Founder
There’s an interesting debate when it comes to large universities versus small colleges. Many people have the decision to either go to a huge school with a huge athletic program and a lot of potential majors, or to attend a small liberal arts college, or a small, rural college that has only a few majors. … Read more Should You Go to a Large or Small College
While it’s certainly true that the business school does not make the student nor the professional, going to a highly ranked institution for business can be beneficial. However, not everyone can get into Penn to get their undergraduate or graduate business degrees. More famous institutions, such as the Ivy leagues, and Notre Dame, have such … Read more The 10 Best Business Schools You Haven’t Heard of
It’s about that time of year when perspective college students around the country will be getting their acceptance, or rejection letters. By now, you probably know that if the envelope is nice and fat, full of pamphlets and the like, then you’re in. However, if it’s a thin little sheet of paper you receive, then … Read more If You Didn’t Get Accepted to Your Dream College
In a perfect world, everyone would get into his or her first choice college. Alas, this world is not perfect, and Harvard rejected 91.03 percent of applicants to the class of 2011. It seems that ACT and SAT scores are getting better across the board, more and more students are finding it hard to get … Read more The Importance of Having a Safety School
There has been considerable uproar since a variety of Liberal Arts colleges decided to not participate in the US News and World Report annual rating of colleges. I cannot begin to describe the amount of times I’ve heard friends compare their colleges. One of the biggest comparisons is relative ranking. Sometimes I wonder; do rankings … Read more Do College Rankings Really Matter?
Financial and General College Advice for Students and Families The decision on where to go to college is one of the biggest decisions of a young person’s life. Parents, being there for your kids and giving advice is important. However, simply forcing your child to go to your Alma Mater is generally a very bad … Read more 5 Questions to Ask When Choosing a College