Category Archives: College

Up, up, and away!

Up, up, and away!

Up, up, and away!

Many incoming freshmen are shocked to find out how expensive college textbooks can be, especially if you’re taking a full course load.

Textbooks have officially reached the stratosphere at $400 (new) and $300 (used) for a chemistry course book.  Continue reading Up, up, and away!

Bill Gates did it. So did Oprah Winfrey.

Bill Gates did it.  So did Oprah Winfrey.

Bill Gates did it. So did Oprah Winfrey.

NeXters, you’re strong, good-looking, and above average.

As recognized persons of genius and talent, what are the odds that you, too, will become a billionaire?

Not as good as you think.  Continue reading Bill Gates did it. So did Oprah Winfrey.

The sum of your choices.

The sum of your choices.

The sum of your choices.

The fundamental decisions most young persons will make are the same ones faced by their parents and their parents’ parents.

In a world less forgiving of mistakes, the ability to make smart decisions is a particularly vital skill to master.  Getting it wrong can cost a bundle. Continue reading The sum of your choices.

Which school is right for me?

Which school is right for me?

YPG Blog - Which school is right for me?

Where you attend college is probably the first significant controllable decision you’ll make as a young adult.

To find a college that best suits you and your unique needs, it’s important that you consider a number of factors.  Continue reading Which school is right for me?

Not everyone needs to go to college.

Not everyone needs to go to college.

YPG Blog - Not everyone needs to go to college

Many young persons who hit the college trail should not.  College—like the military—isn’t for everybody.

But some form of postsecondary education (beyond high school) is increasingly vital to your personal economic security.  Continue reading Not everyone needs to go to college.