If any of you lacks wisdom about career or college planning, pray to God. He will answer generously and without reproach (James 1:5).
These college admissions blogs offer expert advice and personal insight from coast to coast. Along with your school counselor or independent educational consultant, you can read these professionals to help you make wise decisions about planning for college.
Great College Advice - Representing the East Coast is former professor and administrator, Mark Montgomery, who shares his insider views about the college admissions process.
The College Solution - Representing the West Coast is Lynn O'Shaughnessy who has a comprehensive blog about all things college.
You may have 2-3 careers in your life. That's great! The first step is discovering your higher calling - and your major. Read these career blogs to learn more about what to study in college. Major. Minor. Double Major. Major. Minor. Double major. How will you get off to the best start in life?
Cracking the Career Code - Tom Henricksen shares insights in to finding a career that fits your personality and passion.
Exploring Engineering - Brown University offers a FREE pre-college course for students interested in a career in various fields of engineering. Look for other career focused blogs and summer programs at your local college or university.
NextStepU - Laura Sestito highlights Major Mondays, Trendy Tuesday, college tours, scholarships, and more. Its a fun look at life in college.
Get expert advice from a variety of professional college counselors.
Get Into College - Steve Schwartz is a professional college admission counselor with over a decade of experience and the instructor of Udemy's most popular course on college admissions, and the moderator of Reddit's college admissions forum.
GPS College Guidance - Susan McCarter, Director of College Guidance shares a high school guidance counselors perspective on college planning.
The Ivy Coach - The IvyCoach offers advice for students wanting to enter a highly competitive college. It's good advice to meet the admissions requirements for the most difficult college on your college list. Then you'll be at or near the top of the class for every other college!
College Admissions Partners - Based in Minnesota, Todd Johnson specializes in the BS/MD admissions process. This is a great resource if you are interested in going to medical school.
Admit One - Hosted by MyCollegeOptions, this is another site with general college planning resources.
These blogs provide details about grants, loans and other ways to cover college costs.
College Financial Aid Advisors - Jodi Okun shares financial aid insights on her blog and #collegecash (Twitter).
Go Financial Aid was founded as a result of the difficulties surrounding the financial aid process. Their blog is current, but their social media posts are not.
Student Aid Matters covers timely news, developments and perspectives relating to scholarships, college savings plans, student loans, financial aid application forms and other aspects of planning and paying for college.
College Search Game Plan shares tips from a CPA's point of view.
Please share the college planning blogs where you gain wisdom.
Through student ministry and educational consulting (career and college planning), I have enjoyed guiding teenagers to discover their higher calling.