Jessica Dickler | @jdickler August 24, 2017 With orientation underway at many schools, families with college-bound kids are suddenly feeling the enormous weight of those now-due tuition bills. But it's not too late to come up with a few last-minute strategies to ease the burden of the sky-high cost of college. "The first thing we tell people is … [Read more...] about Last-minute tips for paying for college
05/19/2017 06:11 pm ET By Eric Greenberg College is now more expensive than ever and college admissions is more competitive than it has ever been. How do you know which colleges to visit? When? What to do? Here’s how to choose the right college amidst fierce competition and rising costs and how to determine the ROI (return on investment) of a college … [Read more...] about With College So Expensive & Competitive to Get Accepted to, How Do You Choose Where to Visit and Apply?
Eric Greenberg, founder of the Greenberg Educational Group Published 1:55 PM ET Wed, 18 Dec 2013 For many years, private colleges routinely granted interviews with admissions officers to prospective students. As the number of students applying has dramatically increased, many colleges have been unable to keep up with such demand and are not interviewing at … [Read more...] about How to make those college essays POP!
KEY POINTS In the wake of the college admissions scandal, which underscored how much pressure parents and students feel to get into elite universities, admissions directors are quietly turning their attention to something besides test scores. Nonacademic measures are becoming increasingly important, especially at the nation’s most selective … [Read more...] about To Get Into a Top College, Your Character Matters, Too
KEY POINTS The share of teens participating in the labor force sank from roughly one-half to one-third of the population — a decrease of 17 percentage points — since 2000. Yet kids today are not slacking off; they are working harder in school and have less free time than teenagers had in the past. Jessica Dickler|@JDICKLER Sunday, 6 October 2019| … [Read more...] about Why So Few Teenagers Have Jobs Anymore