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Bizarre, Parallel Universe Discovered

A few days ago, the wife texted me a story about NASA scientists who believe that they may have discovered the existence of a strange, parallel universe (not joking, you can Google it). The scientists hypothesized that this bizarre universe may have been formed at the Big Bang, like ours, but have its own set of…

Should EVERY College Essay Be About Coronavirus?

Should EVERY college essay be about Coronavirus? If you asked me to name the most stressful part of the college application process, I’m making it a true daily double and going with “What is the essay?” every time. First, there’s the inertia factor.  I cannot confirm or deny what goes on in your home, but…

The “New” SAT

Assuming you don’t live under a rock, you’re somewhat aware that the college world is thrashing through some big ol’ changes as we speak. To wit:  extended deadlines, more negotiations, haggling and bribes to come for 2020 kids. And, for children graduating in 2021, there’s also a lot up in the air: Will their be fewer…

Advice I gave our private clients this morning

Today I shared with our clients some advice and thoughts that I needed to get off my chest, for their sake as much as mine. I’ve been hearing almost daily from 2021 students that they’re stuck. They don’t know what to do, the rug has been pulled out from under them. It’s almost like they…

“Scholarship Secrets” for High Income Business Owners

I thought I’d spin you a yarn about Rick the Great, my CPA bud who agreed to let me grill him tomorrow night, on our webinar for high income business owners. In the not-too-distant-past, he, Pearl and I were on a Zoom call, looking over one of our recent tax returns. In his low key,…