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Your guide to building a transcript and getting into the college of your choice.

36 easy life hacks to keep college costs affordable (part 2)

This is the second part of our six-part series on saving a buck while attending college. Click here to read part 1. 7. Weigh price and value when evaluating schools It seems simple enough, but too often cost doesn’t factor into decisions about college. But cost, in fact, is the most important part of the Read more about 36 easy life hacks to keep college costs affordable (part 2)[…]

Could career-technical education put you on the stairway to success?

Imagine a path through post-secondary education that entails a fast-tracked schedule, no student loan debt, and a virtually guaranteed job upon graduation. Sound too good to be true? Then you might want to explore the possibilities available through career-technical education (CTE) and apprenticeships. For students whose purpose is first and foremost to launch a specific career Read more about Could career-technical education put you on the stairway to success?[…]

36 easy life hacks to keep college costs affordable (part 1)

College can be the gateway to a middle-class future. Unfortunately, it can also be a gateway to financial hardship. Just ask the millions of U.S. students who face over $1 trillion in student-loan debt today. In a day-and-age when more young people than ever are attending college, costs have never been higher. According to the Read more about 36 easy life hacks to keep college costs affordable (part 1)[…]

6 reasons to pursue dual enrollment (for your transcript’s sake)

College costs are rising faster than ever—and have been for decades. Increasingly, families find it a challenge to pay for school without resorting to costly student-loan debt. The good news: there are ways to combat the rising cost of higher education. Imagine a trick that is the academic equivalent of doubling the bang for your Read more about 6 reasons to pursue dual enrollment (for your transcript’s sake)[…]

3 easy ways to improve your transcript’s appeal

In many ways, applying to college is like going to a job interview. Little things can make a big difference. You wouldn’t show up at a job interview with a resume that was hastily scribbled onto the back of a napkin, would you? In the same way, it’s important to prepare a professional transcript ahead Read more about 3 easy ways to improve your transcript’s appeal[…]