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October 19, 2009

BY BILL FERRIS As teachers, we’re tasked with molding students into intelligent, productive citizens. That includes more than just homework. Volunteering is a wonderful trait to instill in students, and at the very least, looks great on a college application, … Continued

Monday by the Numbers

July 7, 2008

10 Virtually Instant Ways to Improve Your Life – I’m all for improving my life, but why does it have to take soooo long? Here are ten easy ways to pull yourself up by your boot straps courtesy of Stepcase … Continued

Monday by the Numbers

June 16, 2008

35 Scholarships Anyone Can Get – has put this list of scholarships together that just about anyone is eligible for. The list includes scholarships in various amounts, as well as essay writing contests and some unorthodox contests like the … Continued

Student Loan Advice for High School Seniors

February 11, 2008

As your students start to get college acceptance letters, they’re probably trying to figure out how they’re going to pay for the next four years of school. If your students are stressing about an expensive education, have them check out … Continued

Get Your Students Ready for the SAT on the Cheap

February 5, 2008

Are your students freaking out about their SAT scores? Before they spend a bundle on SAT preparation materials, have them frequent the College Board’s SAT Question of the Day. Every day they’ll get hit with questions just like they’ll see … Continued

Don’t Get Grifted: Stomp Out Scams

October 3, 2007

Deborah Fox is every teenager’s parents’ hero. On her Pay For College Blog, Fox gives oodles of great tips and advice on going to college without having to join the Armed Forces or becoming a plasma prostitute. In a recent … Continued

Warn Your Students Against Financial Aid Myths

September 24, 2007

Prevent your students from adding years to their student loan repayment schedule. offers up some more good advice for your college-bound students. Cheryl Allebrand’s “13 Financial Aid Traps” is as much for parents as for their kids, and dispels … Continued