9 Ways to Cut Expenses for College Students

Being in college is a fun and exciting time. However, college comes with expenses too. We want to assist you in cutting as many costs as you possibly can. Not sure how to begin cutting expenses? You could: Ask businesses about student discounts. Watch for online coupon notices or QR codes you can scan at local businesses, especially restaurants. Use an online streaming service to watch movies and TV shows instead of subscribing to cable Take a meal to school in a reusable container. Reduce the number of times you…

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End of School year goes like this in my house 

It’s that time of the year again.  A time when I see all the Facebook posts about how great everyone’s child is doing in school, how they made the Deans List, and what college they will be attending.  To most parents, this sounds like a joyous occasion; but not too ALL parents.   Do you have that child or children that simply want to get out of school and that’s IT?  They don’t to talk about books, teachers, grades, or classes during the summer break. My thoughts are, “what’s wrong with my…

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When Should You Mail Graduation Invitations

High schools and colleges limit the number of visitors a student may invite to commencement because of space.  Announcements should be sent to close family and friends who would otherwise be invited to the ceremony.  Include these individuals at other festivities that take place such as parties, luncheons, etc. It is also important to send to friends and family who are too far away to join in the fun, to share the good news of your accomplishment. How to Address the Envelopes The outer envelope, with the gummed flap, is the…

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Upcoming Deadline for FAFSA

EDUCATION Stay on top of your FAFSA applications so you can get the monies your child needs to further their education. Filing for FAFSA can seem like a grueling process, but it’s not that bad if you have a little extra help. What is FAFSA ?  Free Application for Federal Student Aid That’s it.  If you are thinking of going to a higher institution of learning then you are going to NEED to complete this information or you won’t be allowed to get any funds for college. Pay attention to…

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Calculating College GPA

There are times throughout your high school and/or college career that you will want or need to calculate your GPA.  Moms on the Go will be delivering your awesome methods to assist you and your child with your college career path.     Calculating your GPA is straightforward, simply enter in the number of credits you have received and the calculator will automatically calculate your GPA for you. Improving your GPA can be done by organizing your study, taking solid notes, doing pre-course work, going the extra mile on weekends,…

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