Financial Fit Colleges

Even as I type this title I struggle, the cost of college has risen so dramatically and feels like a financial stretch for all but the wealthiest among us. In my years of working with families, I have the unfortunate role of being the bearer of bad news: college is much more expensive than most … Continue reading Financial Fit Colleges

Be Who You Are

I have spent most of this decade with teenagers. As a tutor, coach, admissions counselor, athletic parent, volunteer, and all my other various roles not a day has gone by without me being with teenagers. I have learned a lot over these years about teenagers. My single best piece of advice for getting into college … Continue reading Be Who You Are

Sticker Shock: Let’s Talk About Money

When I work with a new client about to embark on the college search process, the first thing I talk about is: money. I know no one wants to talk about money. We want to focus on dreams, hopes, college prestige, and college fit. At the end of the day, though, you have to write … Continue reading Sticker Shock: Let’s Talk About Money