Article by Katherine L. Cohen, PhD, Founder and CEO of IvyWise, LLC and ApplyWise.com High school is hard enough—for both students and parents—without all of the challenges of moving. Still, relocating, whether due to a new job or for personal reasons, is sometimes unavoidable. While my first piece of advice to relocating families with students […]
Alright, you’ve decided which colleges will have the pleasure of reviewing your application…now what? Before you go all in and submit the application, it’s a good idea to visit and take a tour of the colleges that seem appealing to you on paper. Going to visit a college is a crucial part of the application […]
Article by Dr. Kat Cohen, Founder and CEO of applywise.com Not to oversimplify the matter, but PEACE is the process during which your child starts the college search and application process. While one may take this aptly-named acronym literally, we have a few more tips that should serve as a guide while navigating your son […]
Paying for a college education is a daunting task for any family, and like finding the right college, finding the right scholarships requires time and effort. Parents can and should play an active role in helping their children secure these scholarships; students are often too busy to give the scholarship search the time it’s due […]
After the joy of acceptance wears off, the daunting reality of paying for your child’s college education sets in. For those lucky students who were admitted to highly selective colleges, the euphoria of being admitted can last a lifetime. Yet, if you’re a parent or guardian of these select few students, it is hard not […]
The NCES recently revealed in their annual report card that for the first time in 19 years, overall fourth grade math scores have shown no improvement..