Little-Known Secrets of Paying for College
I am excited to announce that Klaar College Consulting will be co-hosting two free webinars with The College Funding Coach® on July 15th, 2021 at 12 noon and 6:30 p.m. This virtual event on “Little-Known Secrets for Paying for College” is for any family wanting to learn how to pay for college (designed for families […]
Insightful Podcasts About Getting into and Choosing the Right College for You!
I’ve started podcasting! This article contains important information on college admissions planning in high school from interviews with the Podcast Business News Network’s Jill Nicolini. Read on or skip to the podcasts at the bottom. I suggest that parents of ninth-graders get together with their students at the beginning of their freshman year to put […]
Insights into the Top Engineering Schools
If you’re a high school student with the right aptitudes and interests, you should consider engineering as a college major. A degree in engineering is an excellent foundation for a financially and personally rewarding career. To succeed at an engineering school, however, you must be willing to work hard and to dedicate yourself to the […]
Yes, You Get What You Pay For
With independent educational consultants, as with most things in life, you get what you pay for! If you were searching for an eye surgeon, would you go with the cheapest one you could find? Probably not. After all, these are your EYES! You would likely ask for recommendations, research the professional background of the surgeon, […]
Here’s Why it’s Best to be Likeable on Your College Application
If you brag about yourself now and then, you aren’t a braggart. But we all know some people who overdo it. It’s especially tempting for applicants to overdo it in the college admissions process of competitive colleges. Although understandable, bragging is harmful to an applicant. In our society, excessive bragging is considered a negative trait. […]
The new FAFSA will be available online on October 1, 2022
There is an affordability crisis in college tuition. After a half century of bloated tuition increases, circumstances reached a critical mass, as has been revealed by the Covid-19 pandemic. Demand for bachelor’s degrees has been declining, yet tuition continues to rise. The U.S. is tenth in the world in the percentage of 25- to 34-year-olds […]
Get a jump-start on your college essay and application in 3 days!
Worried that virtual learning has put your student behind during Important high school years? Are you concerned about your student getting behind on his or her essay, common application and resume? Our Summer Camps will give your student a jumpstart on key aspects of college admissions in just 3 days! You’ll also get the latest […]
Cliffs Notes to the Top Performing Arts Colleges
Anyone who has been on stage and experienced the thrill of performance can understand why students aspire to careers as performing artists. Success in the performing arts entails intensive training focused on the development of essential skills. Colleges that offer a performing arts education usually integrate it within a liberal arts degree program. Although beneficial […]
Dr. Klaar named a finalist in Charlotte Media Weekly’s Small Businessperson of the Year!
I’m very honored to the named a finalist in Charlotte Media Weekly’s Small Businessperson of the Year! Thank you to the community for supporting me in this way! Here’s the article that was written about me: Continuous learning keeps Klaar in the know FEBRUARY 4, 2021 BY JUSTIN VICK FORT MILL – COVID-19 created a lot of uncertainty […]
Test-Optional Policies in Practice
People tend to perceive “test-optional” as meaning that if a student opts to submit SAT scores to a college, they’ll be a factor in admission. However, if a student chooses not to submit scores, that fact won’t disqualify her or him from fair and equal consideration. But what does test-optional really mean? Consider this scenario: […]