How I can help (old)

 U.S. Department of Education Statistics:

  • College graduates with a bachelor’s degree typically earn 66% more than those wth only a high school diploma.
  • Over a lifetime, the average worker with a bachelor’s degree will earn $1,000,000 more than a worker without a postsecondary education.
  • By 2020, an estimated 2/3 of new jobs will require post-secondary education.
  • Almost half of the students who begin college DO NOT graduate within 6 years.
  • Students who borrow for college but never graduate are 3 times more likely to default on their loans.
  • Over the past 3 decades, tuition at 4 year schools has more than doubled even after adjusting for inflation.

   My services:

  • Significantly reduce family stress by developing a customized plan during a time of transition.
  • Challenge your child to consider opportunities “outside of the box”.
  • Evaluate intrinsic motivations to identify career paths and majors.
  • Initiate goal setting and time management techniques for faster action.
  • Strengthen confidence and excitement about college.
  • Propose funding solutions and alternatives for an affordable education.
  • Engage the family in a “team” approach to finding solutions.
  • Listen and be available to answer questions and provide support as needed.
  • Envision new paths for current college students who are unhappy.
  • Provide ongoing assistance to college students as necessary.
  • Strengthen parent perspectives and goals.

Long-Term Benefits of a Plan:

  • Attending a college that provides good future opportunities while fitting within your established family budget results in:
    • Increased likelihood for positive student outcomes
    • Happy student = happy family!
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