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Gen Zs are Pragmatic Planners for Higher Education, says College Savings Foundation Survey

An article published in PRWeb, highlights what some students are doing to pay for higher education. Following the SAFE Steps process maximizes a family’s funding options. Enter PRWeb: Today’s high school students are taking a pragmatic approach to planning and paying for their higher education – targeting schools that will lead them to the careers […]

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Only 12% of Private College Students Actually Pay Those Crazy-High Tuition Prices. Here’s Why

Kim Clark, in an article published in Money magazine, reports on the number of students who pay “full sticker” prices at the elite colleges. Following the SAFE Steps process maximizes a family’s resources. Enter Kim: You know those ridiculous tuition prices you hear horror stories about? It turns out they are largely fictional—at least for […]

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Want Less College Debt? Graduate Sooner

Earning a college degree in three years could save you thousands of dollars in student loans. Betsy Mayotte, in an article published in US News & World Report, reports on a key component in the cost of college that following the SAFE Steps process helps eliminate: the longer it takes to graduate, the more college […]

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How to Juggle Multiple AP Exams

High schoolers should follow these three steps for a healthy, successful AP exam week. Sonya Ellis, in an article published in US News & World Report, gives some great advice for high school students facing AP exams. Following the SAFE Steps process maximizes a family’s options in the journey to college. Enter Sonya: If you’re […]

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4 Ways to Make Summer College Courses Affordable

Check your university for summer scholarships, grants, flexible course options and other discounts. Deborah Ziff, in an article published by US News & World Report, discusses summer college strategies. Enter Deborah: Erica Tisdale wanted to make sure she graduated college in four years. So last year the University of Wisconsin—Madison senior signed up to take […]

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Diversity Fly-in Programs Make Campus Visits Accessible

Some private schools pay for prospective students to tour and stay on campus. Briana Boyington, in an article published in US News & World Report, reports on private college “Fly-in” programs aimed at increasing access for a diversified student body. The article includes a helpful chart of colleges that provide programs. College diversity programs that […]

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College Scholarships Reward High School Activists

High schoolers fighting against bullying and underage drinking can earn money for college. Arthur Murray, in an article published in US News & World Report, talks about scholarships for students involved in activist pursuits. Following the SAFE Steps process maximizes a family’s opportunity for free money. Enter Arthur: Since at least the turbulent 1960s, student […]

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Summer Camp Prep for Kids With Allergies, Asthma

SATURDAY, April 29, 2017 (HealthDay News) By Robert Preidt — Heading to summer camp for the first time is always a little unnerving. But for a child with allergies or asthma, there are special concerns. For these children, a few precautions can make summer camp a safe and fun experience, said Dr. Stephen Tilles, president of […]

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Gates, Zuckerberg and the Myth of the College Dropout

While there are famous college dropouts like Mark Zuckerberg and Bill Gates, most successful people in the U.S. graduated from college. Jonathan Wai & Heiner Rindermann, in an article reposted in US News & World Report, talk about the relevance of a college degree and how some famous dropouts may contribute to the idea that […]

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Weigh Payoff of Summer School, Summer Job

Summer college classes could help you to graduate sooner, while a job could boost to your bank balance. Deborah Ziff, in an article published in US News & World Report, discusses the pros & cons of summer work vs. summer classes. Following the SAFE Steps process helps families maximize their options. Enter Deborah: When Sophie […]

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