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Do-It-Yourself College Rankings
July 26, 2013
Where Can You Graduate from Engineering School in Four Years?
We’ve been talking about engineering schools in a couple of recent posts, which is why I wanted to share an engineering list that my friend Michelle Kretzschmar at Do It Yourself College Rankings recently put together for her website. Michelle, who is a data whiz, pulled together a list of universities that educate the largest number of engineer students where...
June 19, 2013
Will Your Net Worth Hurt Your Chances for Financial Aid?
Does saving for college (or any other savings for that matter) hurt your chances for financial aid? It’s a question that I’ve heard many times from parents who are worried that their home equity, as well as money they have saved for retirement, college and other financial goals will kill their chances for need-based aid. If you’ve been stressing about...
June 3, 2013
Check Out Our 1st College Webinar
On Sunday Michelle Kretzschmar at Do It Yourself College Rankings and I launched our summer college webinar series. We want to thank the hundreds of people who showed up to listen to our webinar and also a big thank you to those who asked questions. Wow. Were there a lot of great questions! If you didn’t have a chance to...
May 19, 2013
Kick Off the Summer By Attending Our College Webinar
Summer is the perfect time to start getting smart about finding a college and figuring out how to pay for it. Sure, it would be nice if your teen was motivated to start researching colleges, but that’s a hit-or-miss proposition for most parents. But there’s nothing keeping parents from educating themselves about the process. After all, who has more motivation...
August 21, 2012
12 Ways to Find and Research Colleges
How do you locate good colleges and universities? I get that question a lot. Today I want to share some online resources to find and research schools. In no particular order, here are resources to check out: 1. Do-It-Yourself College Rankings. Do-It-Yourself College Rankings is the creation of Michelle Kretzschmar, the mother of a college student, who has a background...