College admissions and finance advice from the experts. The Insider blog is where College Coach experts weigh in on the latest college admissions topics. We cover everything from application timelines and strategies to tips on financing your child's education.
When Should I Apply for Financial Aid?
Should I Apply to a Less Competitive Major to Increase My Chances of Acceptance?
Do I Have to Take Physics?
Choosing appropriate science classes in high school can help make applicants more competitive during the college admissions process. But you still may wonder: do you have to take physics?
How State Loans Can Help Finance Your Education
State loans may provide a much needed source of additional college funding and often entail lower fees and APR.
European Universities Consortium; Military Education Benefits
Tune into Getting In: A College Coach Conversation to honor Military Appreciation Month and learn about the GI Bill and other military education benefits.
Affordability, Diversity, and Variety: Bright Horizons College Coach Visits 3 SUNY Campuses
One Bright Horizons College Coach college admissions consultant went on three campus visits to learn more about the SUNY system.
Teaching & Architecture Pathways; Teens & Financial Independence
Tune into Getting In: A College Coach Conversation for discussions on career pathways for future teachers and architects.
From the Heart: A High School Senior’s Tips on How to Create Your Own Service Project
Successful service projects often start with a small idea that incorporates a student’s authentic interests. One student shares her experience starting her own project.
Breaking News: Student Loan Interest Rates Rise!
The U.S. Department of Treasury announced the federal student loan interest rates for the upcoming school year. For students and parents borrowing loans in that time period, read on for the latest rates.
Exploring Finance Resources on College Campuses
Understanding the importance of financial literacy education, many colleges have implemented financial wellness programs to support students’ personal finance education.
The International Baccalaureate (IB) Program; What to Do after You’ve Committed to a College
Tune into Getting In: A College Coach Conversation to hear from our guest about the benefits of the International Baccalaureate (IB) program.
Choosing Letter of Recommendation Writers; Listener Questions
Tune into Getting In: A College Coach Conversation for a discussion on what to consider when making requests for letters of recommendation.
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