While my heart remains broken, I want to share what I've learned from the front lines of the greatest battle of my life. These lessons haven't healed me completely, but they have helped. And I hope they help other people who, God forbid, have to fight through tragic loss.
I didn't want to put on my Captain Obvious hat, but it's true: If you don't apply for a scholarship, your chances of winning
As an advisor, I can forward on every scholarship opportunity in the world and encourage my students to apply for any program they find, but with increasing competition and even higher expectations, it is very difficult to rely on "winning" scholarship money or qualifying for grants amongst a field of so many other competitive applicants.
The topic of concussions continue to hover throughout the sports community in high school, college and professional sports
They need to approach financial aid with a business sense and lose the emotionalism.
College is a serious step in your child's life, and whether you believe it or not, it's pretty complicated -- much more so than it was just 20 years ago. I wish I had been more familiar with the ins and outs of the college process when my children went to college. Things were different then, and certainly not as complex as they are today.
MaryAnn Uribe, 48, has been through a lot, including a murder plot.
The bill would have canceled scholarships for athletes who boycott games.
Beyond those basic expenses, life-changing outside-the-classroom experiences, like unpaid internships, study-abroad trips
The cost of college is not declining. And with the constant reminder that student loan debt is getting out of hand, parents and students are trying to find ways to make higher education more affordable. Even so, some families may not even realize that they are voluntarily increasing their expenses.
Don't Get Conned Paying for College: Five Scholarship and Financial Aid Scams to Watch Out for this College Application Season
What's scarier than a pile of blank college applications? How about being conned out of your college savings by the very people promising to help you pay for school. Thousands of students and parents are targeted by those seeking to capitalize on the public anxiety around tuition costs.
The Baldwin Promise has caused a surge in college enrollment numbers.
If you know where to look, there's quite a bit of financial assistance out there that can help working baby boomers and retirees go back to school. Here are some steps to take that can help you find it.