Road to College: Getting the Best Education for Your Money

Jesse Alexander For Educators, For Students, Uncategorized

State Colleges are helpful for students with modest financial means because they receive subsidies from the state. Private colleges may offer more individual attention but are usually too expensive.  Thus putting them out of reach for students without some kind of substantial scholarship or grant.  Follow this easy guide to understand how you can get the best education for the …

How Teachers Can Beat the October Blues

Jesse Alexander For Educators

October is usually a difficult month for teachers. The back-to-school excitement has worn off, reality has set in, and the remaining school year seems like an eternity. It’s normal for teachers to feel discouraged during this month, but you don’t have to let it bring you down. In this guide, we’ve shared five suggestions for beating the October blues, so …

Road to College: Should you go to Community College?

Claudia Artandi For Educators, For Students, Graduation

Another route for students who want to go to college without breaking the bank is Community College.  These colleges are not as difficult to get into as four-year schools and are more economically feasible.   Community colleges were once less favorably looked upon.  However today, things are different. “CCs” are funded by the county they are located in and are far …

Road to College: Applying for Financial Aid, Scholarships, and Grants

Kristoff Albanese For Educators, For Students, Graduation

Financial aid is an immeasurably valuable resource when paying for college.  While many students worry that the cost of a higher education will keep college out of their reach, assistance packages are available to four out of five high school graduates. Applying for aid is not only helpful but, in many cases, necessary.   One option to consider is a program’s …

Road to College: Thinking about your College Major in High School

Jesse Alexander For Educators

Although it may seem early to think about your college major in High School, this level of preparedness allows students to stand out in the application process and during college interviews.  Though some colleges require you to decide on a major before entering, your choice won’t define you for life so feel free to explore all the possibilities and all …

GraduationSource Early Bird Program Details

Jesse Alexander For Educators

Attention: Graduation Coordinators! It’s that time of year again. Yes, kids and teachers are back to school, but that’s not what we are talking about. We are already thinking about graduation, and we think you should too. The chances are that you’ve heard of our Early Bird promotion. You may be thinking, “Graduation gowns? The school year has just begun.” …

High School Graduation Planning Checklist

Susan Simmons For Educators

In this handy guide, we’ve shared a high school graduation ceremony checklist to ensure that your program is planned to the letter. A successful commencement is 95% planning, from the event scheduling to the ticket distribution. When you’ve thought of everything beforehand, you’ll have fewer curveballs on the big day. Let’s walk through the planning process step by step: First, …

Tips for Teachers: How to Deal With Difficult Parents

Claudia Artandi For Educators

While teaching, have you ever had trouble handling an outspoken and disrespectful student? Did you ever get the parents involved, only to find that they were just as difficult as the child? Some parents will respect your knowledge and experience as a teacher, while others will blame you for their child’s struggles. In this guide, we’ve shared 4 teacher tips …

Choosing a Commencement Speaker for Preschool Graduation

Jesse Alexander For Educators

It might seem a little too serious to have commencement speakers for preschool and kindergarten, but there’s nothing wrong with delivering a few inspirational words on graduation day. Of course, preschool teachers can’t give the same speech as a high school or college commencement, because they’re speaking to a much younger audience. In this handy guide, we’ve shared a few …