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How To Prepare For Your College Freshman Coming Home For The Holidays

Beware of Hidden Landmines Your college freshman is coming home for the holidays, now what? Having the time to reconnect and visit is very enticing. But this time is filled with lots of hidden landmines. Your child has been on their own with no curfews, no one to report to, enjoying total freedom. … [Read More...]

4 Years of Language is Best for Scholarships

Should Your Student Take 4 Years of Foreign Language?

A few days ago, I was talking with one of our clients about their daughter's Spanish classes.  She is struggling (a little... she currently has a "B") with the class and they wanted to know if she should drop the class and take a different elective, perhaps one in which she could easily get an "A". … [Read More...]

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4 Tips For Getting More College Money! | Fort Bend Christian Academy

Are you the parent of a high school student wondering "How am I going to pay for college?" You are not alone!   Brannon Lloyd of The College Money Guys in Houston, Texas, recently shared valuable funding tips and myths with high school parents at Fort Bend Christian Academy's College Financial … [Read More...]

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Houston Mayor Annise Parker and Brannon Lloyd, The College Money Guy

Following one of our college planning workshops in Clear Lake.  Mayor Annise Parker stopped by to talk with Brannon Lloyd, CEO of The College Money Guys, and spent some time discussing the high cost of sending a student to college. If you'd like to come to one of our free workshops and let us show … [Read More...]

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NCAA Eligibility Changes for Class of 2016

Here is a heads up from the NCAA Student Athlete Eligibility Center · Do you have a student who is considering competing at the collegiate level? * Did you know that the NCAA’s initial-eligibility academic standards are changing for student-athletes enrolling at an NCAA Division I university … [Read More...]

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7 tips to Make the Most of your College Visits

If you are even thinking about going to college in the next few years, visiting your potential colleges is one of the most important steps that you can take. Just like you wouldn’t buy a car without going for a test drive, you would be amazed at what you can learn about a school in just a few hours. … [Read More...]

Financial Aid Myths

Top 5 Myths about Who Qualifies For Financial Aid

In need of financial aid but think you don't qualify? You may have participated in or over-heard parents discussing the high cost of college. These conversations typically end up with everyone agreeing that they make too much money for financial aid or that they are not from the ‘right’ ethnic … [Read More...]

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