If you’re concerned about funding your child’s college education, you’ll appreciate a recent LA Times article on why the University of Southern California is offering free tuition for families making less than $80,000. Many parents don’t know that Harvard and Stanford provide free tuition for families making less than $150,000.  It’s important to remember that each college is unique when it comes…

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Schools around the world are shutting down to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. Many have made arrangements for students to stay at home but participate in online classes.  And with the recommendations for social distancing, this can be a recipe for boredom. We found this article on fun activities for bored teens. Although it…

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Do you know the highest paying jobs with a bachelor’s degree? Payscale.com’s college salary report has extensive data on college majors, entry level salaries, and mid-career salaries. When we work with high school students, we guide them through a process of career exploration, and researching salaries is an important part of that process. Often students decide on a college…

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Do you ever wonder if there is a secret key to motivating your children? Recent research noted by the Greater Good Science Center at UC Berkeley shows that “deliberate practice” could be that key. Here are the four principles of deliberate practice from the article: Working on weaknesses: Rather than doing things that you already do well, deliberate practice…

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