First Get In and then Worry about Paying for College

Just when you thought paying for college was your biggest challenge – stop and read this great article by Kristina Dell regarding college admissions trends. In short, the competition to get in the door at top-tier colleges last year was fierce due to the soft economy and new standardized admission processes. 

A good year for college admissions consultants whose services (ranging in the thousands) help high school graduates get into their chosen schools –  with no guarantee of admission.