How To Predict Your Career Potential

Taking on an examination of your career potential might seems difficult especially when if your education path was not straightforward, coming back to school for your GED might be the alternative path but it doesn’t mean that your career potential is smaller. I work with many students who prepare for the GED exam by taking online classes. It’s not easy, believe me, they don’t have daily motivation from teachers, they…

How to Avoid Scholarship Scams

Are you planning to attend college after graduating from the GED school and you are worried that you might not afford the cost of education? There is no denying that colleges and universities these days are quite expensive. While there are a lot of credible scholarships out there to help you afford high education, there are a lot of not-so credible ones as well. This is why you have to…

What Do You Think About Native American Grants

There are various types of educational aid that can help you pursue college education, such as scholarships, grants, loans, and work study. While each of these financial aids offer specific benefits, it is relatively safe to declare that grants could be the best type of college funding. Each year, the federal government sets aside millions of dollars in grant money to help thriving students pursue college education.If you are a…

Energy Drinks and Teens – What Every Parent Ought to Know

Jolt, Buzzed, Amp, Red Bull, Monster, Rockstar, Nos, Full Throttle, Sobe… sounds like nicknames for the starting lineup of a hockey team, but they’re not. These, my fellow wired parents, are the names of just a handful of the many different energy drinks that our teens are consuming by the “BFC” (that’s an acronym for Big F*****g Can, and is indeed the name used for one style of Monster drinks). And we…

What You Should Know About Graduate Grants

The cost of a four-year college education can mount as high as mortgage dues. Apparently, graduate school has never been cheap or free. Several government funded resources can really make a big difference when it comes to paying college fees. However, nobody can benefit from any of these grants without learning the right techniques for writing the essays and filing of application. Whether you choose to finish graduate school on-campus…

What is FAFSA Application

Financial aid can help students with significant need for money attend school and pursue education. There are many types of financial assistance available, but the first step always seems to be the filing of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid. This form will determine one’s eligibility for school grants and other types of financial aid. In order to benefit from the Federal Student Financial Aid, you must foremost fill…

How to Choose Safe Web Browser?

Chances are you’re sitting at a computer right now that’s running some version of Microsoft Windows, and you’re browsing the web with some version of the browser that’s included with Windows – Internet Explorer (IE). At home (if you’re at work now), you likely have a similar setup – a Windows PC (or two) with Internet Explorer as your web browser. Not me. As a wired parent of teenagers who…

What Do You Think About Need-Based Grants

Not all people can afford college education. For most students, financial assistance is indeed an important part of the whole college experience. The good news is that students can apply for the need-based grants to fund the mounting educational expenses on colleges and universities. Eligibility is based on several parameters, including family’s expected contribution, the number of dependent family members, student status, etc. Students who can show the greatest need…

How Long Does it Take to Find a Job?

Ahh yes, one of the first questions we hear from parents as they are contemplating the value of sending their kids to some expensive college. Such a question is understandable though, after all, if you’re going to spend your money you should know what to expect, as well as what the returns might be. The problem with this question though is the reality that the answer is literally different for…

7 Website with Text Messaging and Online Chat Abbreviations Guide for Parents

OL, IDK, noob, WTF, ILY… do these little funny little acronyms mean anything to you? They do to your teen. Today’s teens communicate online using instant messengers, as well as on their cell phones via text messaging-> Use Text Messaging to Stay Connected with Your Teens. Much of this shortcut teen speak is harmless, but some if it is not so innocent. At a minimum, it’s probably good to be aware of these…