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Turn college essays from stressful assignments into creative opportunities…

Nov 14, 2018

Preparing for college admissions essays is a great opportunity to put the student's best foot forward, and may even help boost the odds for scholarship funding in certain applications.  In this episode of the My College Corner Podcast, Kathleen Carey, founder of Find Your Story shares expert advice on how to move college essays from ordinary to extraordinary.




GoPeer.org founder Ethan Binder is on a mission to help students locate the right tutor and find success with challenging classes. Anyone that has ever faced tough classes may have found that the right tutor makes all the difference - especially if the topic feels a bit overwhelming in a classroom setting. The personal touch and direct attention provided by a tutor is a lifesaver!




It’s very important that continuing college students reapply for financial aid EVERY YEAR! Even if your student didn't receive any aid when your family first applied, it's important to keep the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) open and up to date. If your family's circumstances change, you may be able to appeal for  increased financial aid at a later date.

Saving may be the best way to pay for college, but sometimes it’s just not enough. There are many strategies to fill the gap between how much you have and how much you need.  Parents can make a huge impact on the process by staying organized and knowing the lingo to help support their child's college bill payment strategy.