Tag: high school

5 ways to reduce college costs while kids are still in high school

Posted on September 18th, 2014

Reducing college costs doesn’t just happen once the kids have already been accepted. Planning early is the best way to reduce your college costs later on.

In this video from THV11 News, Little Rock Family Magazine editor Heather Bennett shares her five best to reduce college costs while your student is still in high school.

Check out our tips and watch the video to find out more.

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Standardized test scores are declining. What should be done?

Posted on October 4th, 2013

Everyone dreads taking the SAT or ACT, but they’re a necessary evil in the college admissions process. Like it or not, colleges use standardized tests scores to determine whether or not a student will succeed in college–and often, to determine how much financial aid to give that student.

But if standardized test scores are an indication of college readiness, fewer students are prepared to enter college than in the past.

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Fall college checklist for high school students

Posted on September 5th, 2013

Even if you’re only a high school freshman, it’s never too early to start thinking about college.

Planning ahead can help keep high school students on track so they are well-prepared for college, instead of scrambling to choose a college and fill out applications at the last minute.

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