4th Annual College Predictions

Pearl and Andy host their 4th annual College Predictions webinar! They peer into the future and reveal what’s in store for Class of 2020 families and beyond re:  Which Colleges Will Be “Hot,” and Which Will be “Not?” Which schools will give the most financial aid, which won’t?  Will it be harder to get into…

The Self Sabotage Episode

Season Three kicks off with an episode of College Talk Tuesday (www.CollegeTalkTuesday.live) where Pearl and Andy chat discuss two case studies where parents shoot themselves in the proverbial feet when it came to their college planning.   Listen to learn from their mistakes, and hopefully feel better about yourself! 🙂 For more information on our…

Finally, Your College Questions, Answered!

In this live, unscripted webinar, Pearl and Andy answered more than 70 college admissions, financial aid, scholarship and test prep questions, including:   How to negotiate with a college Should we file a FAFSA (financial aid application) if we’re not going to qualify Do colleges rank high schools? How to motivate my 10th grader working…

How to Beat Test Anxiety

Frequently, students who kick butt on practice ACT or SATs sh-t the bed on the “real,” actual test.   Obviously this is extremely frustrating, and only ratchets up college-related stress, as if there isn’t enough already!   On this episode, I interviewed a psychotherapist, mom and client, Sandy Woods, about how to cope with anxiety…

College Planning For Business Owners

All business owners have several “loopholes’ that can help them qualify for more financial aid, or lower their tax burdens (or both).   In this episode, Andy interviews his personal CPA, Randall Rogg, about topics such as:   Sheltering personal assets in a corporation S Corp vs C Corp vs LLC Deducting your home office…