Posts by Suzanne Shaffer

Parent College Coach Tip #3: Beware of College Cost Add-ons

Parent College Coach Tip #3: Beware of College Cost Add-ons

Beware the college cost add-ons! You’ve done your homework and you have determined what you can afford to pay for...

Parent College Coach Tip #2: Be a Helper, Not a Doer

Parent College Coach Tip #2: Be a Helper, Not a Doer

Parents of college-bound teens struggle with boundaries. So much so that you often ask the question: “If I don’t do...

Parent College Coach Tip #1: Preparation Prevents Panic

Parent College Coach Tip #1: Preparation Prevents Panic

Howdy! That’s a big ole’ Texas way of introducing myself and welcoming you to my Parent College Coach Tips on...

Beyond Tuition – the Add-ons to College Add Up

Beyond Tuition – the Add-ons to College Add Up

You’ve written the BIG CHECK for college tuition, but don’t think you’re done yet — there’s more to come! In...

Never pick a college sight unseen. Visit campus.

Don’t Pick a College Sight Unseen

Give college visits as much attention as you would a major purchase because the cost of a college education today warrants a thoughtful, educated decision.