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Our Recent Podcast Episodes

Remember the mortgage crisis? That’s what we’re in with college now. So here’s how to not go upside down in this landscape.

College is truly an unregulated investment...let us explain. This is a super important episode if you have children of any...

Should College Athletes Get Paid to Play?

As the college football bowl games begin, and as college basketball season ramps up, we sit down and have a...

When You Want to Give Your Kid the Best

As parents, you want to give your kid the best opportunities. But what does that look like? In this episode,...

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Things to know: what do test-blind, test-optional and test-flexible have to do with the SAT?

A college counselor explains test-optional, test-blind and test-flexible policies and why you might have fewer reasons to stress as you...

It’s FAFSA season–let’s smash it!

Seniors across the country have been working so hard this fall, making the best out of new adaptations to their...

And just like that, November 1 arrives

And just like that, November 1st arrives. Accustomed to a September that feels 8 weeks long, the next thing you...

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