The Odds of Problem College Drinking and Other Posts

College Drinking: Top Five Risk Factors

Which college students are more likely to be problem drinkers? One of the three college blog posts that I wrote for CBSMoneyWatch this week shared the top five risk factors for college drinking.  I bet most people can guess that one of the biggest college drinking risk factors is a heavy Greek presence on a campus. But can you figure out what the others are? Read the post and you’ll discover the other risk factors along with some alarming college drinking statistics.

Getting a Head Start on the FAFSA

The Free Application for Federal Student Aid or FAFSA won’t be ready for the 2010-2011 school year until Jan. 1. Parents, however, can get a head start on the FAFSA. In this post, I explain what you can be doing now.

Ditch This College Savings Plan

The Coverdell Education Savings Account has never drawn a lot of interest among parents saving for college and it’s about to get even less exciting.  In fact, if you have one of these college savings plans, you might want to consider bailing.,

Lynn O’Shaughnessy is the author of The College Solution, an Amazon bestseller.

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