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I Need Money for College! NOW WHAT?

Think you can’t afford college? Think again.
For many students, cost is a big deterrent to attending college. And with the average annual in-state college tuition in Florida being around $13,600 […]

By |August 28th, 2018|College Planner|0 Comments

Real LIFE. Real DEBT.

When Khiem Nguyen, 31, graduated from the University of Miami in 2009, he hadn’t just earned a degree. He had also accumulated more than $30,000 in student loan debt. When […]

By |August 28th, 2018|College Planner|0 Comments

How to Handle Your First Year Away from Home

Three skills you have to master to build the life you want.
It’s finally here! The moment you’ve been waiting for. You graduated from high school and are now ready to […]

By |August 28th, 2018|College Planner|0 Comments

Like Money in Your Pocket – Scholarship Guide

Landing the right scholarship could be the difference between graduating debt-free or paying off loans for years and years.
Get a head start on your scholarship search with this list of […]

By |August 28th, 2018|College Planner|0 Comments

I Had a Drug and Alcohol Problem

How to know when it’s time to ask for help.
Kelly Fitzgerald, 33, had her first drink in high school at age 15. At first, it was fun. The alcohol lowered […]

By |August 28th, 2018|Life Coach|0 Comments

Your Voice Matters

Want to change the world? Register to vote.
On March 24, 2018, thousands of people took to the streets of Washington, D.C., to protest against gun violence. The rally, called March […]

By |August 28th, 2018|Life Coach|0 Comments

What the Heck Should I Be When I GROW UP?

Take a deep breath. We can help.
You’re busy. Like, super busy. Just see page 14 for all the things you’re supposed to accomplish in your junior and senior years of […]

By |August 28th, 2018|Life Coach|0 Comments

Is a STEM Career Right For You?

Get paid to change the world.

Jennifer Korchak – 21, senior at the University of North Florida majoring in pre-med chemistry, molecular and cellular biology and biotechnology

There’s a big push to […]

By |August 28th, 2018|Life Coach|0 Comments

Are You Financially Literate?

If not, it could cost you.
The whole point of high school and college is to set you up to find a job you enjoy. The whole point of having a […]

By |August 27th, 2018|Life Coach|1 Comment

Welcome to Adulthood

Here’s what changes when you turn 18.

Once you turn 18, you’re legally considered an adult. Being an official grownup means you get a ton of new rights, from the ability […]

By |August 21st, 2018|Life Coach|2 Comments