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February 9, 2017

It takes a certain kind of person to be an entrepreneur.  Entrepreneurs have drive and vision, and can tolerate risk.  They are creative, flexible, and optimistic.  If your child is interested in a business program specializing in entrepreneurship, there are many to choose from.  Below are a few to get you started in your search:


Babson College
Brigham Young University
University of Michigan
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February 9, 2017

The University of California is upping tuition for the first time in six years.  Beginning this fall, tuition at all UC campuses will total $13,500. As UC enrollment has risen in recent years, while state funding has lagged behind, one unpleasant consequence has been a prolonged path to graduation.  Reversing this trend is one of the reasons for the price hike.
 
The $282 increase in tuition and $54 student service fee in...

February 9, 2017

To our delight, there has been a trend toward institutions of higher learning going test-blind, test-optional or test-flexible.  More than 900 U.S. colleges and universities are making admissions decisions without using, or at least de-emphasizing, ACT and SAT scores. Based on the many hours we spend with a variety of college-bound individuals, we are well aware that test scores frequently do not represent a student's level of...

February 9, 2017

Sending your child off to college is an angsty affair for most parents, but perhaps even more so if your kid identifies as LGBTQ.  You want to send your child to a campus that welcomes diversity and evidences equality and acceptance.  You want to send your child to a college where they will be safe.  How do you know if a college will embrace your kid?
 
There are many online sources—CampusPride.org chief among them--...

February 9, 2017

There is an extremely selective college a bit north of Manhattan (10% acceptance rate) that offers free tuition, room and board.  Popular majors include engineering, the social sciences, foreign languages and business.  No, it’s not too good to be true…it’s the United States Military Academy, or West Point.  
 
If your son or daughter is considering West Point as an option, there are some important things you and the...

February 9, 2017

If your student is thinking of studying the visual or performing arts in college, it’s never too early to begin.  What's the rush?


First, these majors require serious preparation; arts programs are seeking students with a lot of training—particularly in the areas of dance and music. Newbies need not apply.
 
Second, students applying to majors in this area will, in addition to the general application, typically have to auditio...

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