How to Stay Intellectually Stimulated During a Vacation

Coming back from a vacation is hard,. You are no longer in the routine of school and may find it hard to get yourself back on track. It can be especially hard to be motivated to return to a highly technical major, such as clinical laboratory scientist programs. Luckily, there are ways to keep yourself intellectually stimulated on or after vacation that will make it much easier for you to adjust back to school when you return. Read More


9 Reasons Not To Choose a College

There are many reasons to choose a college. Majors, activities and personality of the colleges should be things you are considering when you are thinking about college. Whether you are just starting your college search or choosing between the colleges that sent acceptance letters, choosing a college can be difficult. You want to make sure you’re finding colleges that are good fits academically, socially, and financially. However, many students choose colleges for wrong reasons. While some of the reasons are good to consider, they should not be the sole reason to choose a college. Below are nine reasons to not choose a college.

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15 Questions to Ask About Financial Aid Before Committing to a College

15 Questions to Ask About Financial Aid Before Committing to a College | JLV College Counseling Blog

Financial aid is a very popular topic this time of year. For many students, financial aid may be the determining factor when choosing a college. Financial aid award letters will answer a lot of questions. However, there may be more questions you should ask before committing to a college. Some questions can easily be answered by reviewing the financial aid website, while others will need to be answered by someone in the admissions or financial aid offices at the colleges you are considering. Below are 15 questions about financial aid you should have answered before making your financial decision. Read More

Scholarship Saturday – March 18, 2017

There are thousands of scholarships out there. Some are large scholarships that are well publicized, while others are lesser known. My goal is to share some lesser-known scholarships with my readers every Saturday.

Don’t wait. Apply for these great scholarships today! And, if you missed the last Scholarship Saturday, check it out. There are scholarships there that are still open! Lastly, check out my list of scholarships March, April, and May due dates.

Only brief information about each scholarship is listed. Therefore, you are encouraged to visit the scholarship websites to get further details about eligibility and requirements.

Here are 125 scholarships for Saturday, March 18, 2017. Read More

Moving To College? 4 Necessities You May Not Have Thought Of

When you go off to college, there are some things that you probably know that you’ll need. From notebooks to sheets for your bed, you want to have everything in the dorm room that you would have in your room at home. Before packing, there are some things that you need to consider that you might not think about and that no one likely tells you that you will need while you’re on campus. Read More