The Cost of College

Hard Truth Alert: For most middle class or wealthier families, college will cost a fortune and tuition will increase faster than the yearly rate of inflation. A decent college option for your child costs a minimum of $25,000 per year, before any merit or financial aid. Since schools only keep 6 year graduation rates, we follow their assumption that it will take 6 years to matriculate. The cost is $150,000 for those 6 years. Your investment, however, is not for the 6 years but also for the additional 40 years of work your child most likely will put in. The math will tell you that the investment for those 46 years works out to be approximately $9.00 per... Read More »

What Can a College Consultant Do For You?

March 9, 2010 by  
Filed under Educational Consulting

Your child's future is the utmost concern. Ensuring he or she has the preparation, skills, and personal development for a successful career and a fulfilling life is your mission as parent. The college-bound family should be an informed consumer. Spending $50-200 thousand dollars on a college education without certainty about how that investment will pay off is too much of a gamble.

Much of the most important information about college is hidden from the average family. While colleges bombard families and the media with endless statistics and marketing messages, the truth about colleges and careers gets further obscured. High school counselors... Read More »