College planning firm responds to Michigan’s 2016 switch to SAT

College planning firm responds to Michigan’s 2016 switch to SAT

College planning firm responds to Michigan’s 2016 switch to SAT Media contacts: Barbara Fornasiero , EAFocus Communications, 586.817.8414, barbara@eafocus.com Kim Parros ,Parros College Planning, 888.590.3668, kim@parrosfinancialgroup.com Ann Arbor, Mich. --- --- Jan. 8, 2015 --- Following Michigan’s Jan. 7 announcement to change from an ACT test state to an SAT test state, Kim Parros of Parros College Planning, an Ann Arbor, Mich.-based company that provides resources to parents and ....

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Why an acceptance letter isn’t a ticket to slack off the last semester of high school

Why an acceptance letter isn’t a ticket to slack off the last semester of high school

You did all the hard work and received an acceptance letter to your top-choice school – congratulations! Now you get to put your feet up and make the most of your last semester of high school, right? Not exactly… While I think it’s important to make lasting memories, an acceptance letter isn’t a free pass to coast through the remainder of your high school career. Here are a few reasons why: College is tough and requires students to have excellent studying, reading and note-taking s....

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5 reasons parents should complete the FAFSA – regardless of income

5 reasons parents should complete the FAFSA – regardless of income

As a follow-up to my November blog post explaining the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), here are 5 reasons parents should complete the FAFSA, even if they have erroneously been told before they “make too much money”: By filling out the FAFSA, students are eligible for federal student loans Students will not be eligible for campus work-study jobs if they do not complete the FAFSA The FAFSA allows parents the ability to borrow through the Federal PLUS Loan Program ....

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New mock interview service helps college bound students prepare for the college admission process, gain admittance to their top choice schools

New mock interview service helps college bound students prepare for the college admission process, gain admittance to their top choice schools

New mock interview service helps college bound students prepare for the college admission process, gain admittance to their top choice schools Media contacts: Barbara Fornasiero , EAFocus Communications, 586.817.8414, barbara@eafocus.com Kim Parros ,Parros College Planning, 888.590.3668, kim@parrosfinancialgroup.com Ann Arbor, Mich. --- Dec. 12, 2014 --- Parros College Planning, an Ann Arbor, Mich.-based company that provides resources to parents and prospective college students in the col....

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