College mom care package party!

College mom care package party!

It was even more fun than we thought it would be! CollegiateParent recently hosted a get-together that included nine women, a dozen USPS medium flat-rate Priority Mail boxes (the kind that self seal), and a table overflowing with student-approved treats: Betty Crocker Mug Treats (microwavable cake) Gum and Gummi bears Microwavable Kraft mac n’ cheese cups Individual

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October is College Application Month!

October is College Application Month!

This month, states all over the U.S. are sponsoring free College Application Month events where students and families can get help with the application process. The goal is to increase the number of students applying to college. With the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) now available on Oct. 1, many states are holding free financial

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Glossary of leasing terms

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Breach: An act that breaks any term detailed in the lease.   Cosigner: See Guarantor.   Credit report: A report of your financial history, specifically your ability to repay loans, which the management company uses to judge your reliability as a rent-paying tenant.   Duration (or Term): The amount of time you are agreeing to

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  • I've been through the process twice, and you are so right: it is stressful! However, everything works out for the best. My daughter ended up attending a school she didn't even want to see. In fact, the day we went to visit, she decided to leave the tour early, rather than going to the question and answer session. Well, it was the best four years of her life thus far, and she has made lifetime friends and had many wonderful experiences because of her education there. Thanks for sharing. I always love reading your pieces.