At Bowdoin College in Brunswick, Me., admissions officers are still talking about the high school senior who attended a campus information session last year for prospective students. Throughout the presentation, she apparently posted disparaging comments on Twitter about her fellow attendees, repeatedly using a common expletive.
Strong grades, test scores and quality essays are essential for impressing college admissions officers, but experts say the timing of application submissions can also play a role in whether an acceptance letter comes in the mail.
Some advisers promote life insurance as the tuition cure-all. Yet a four-month investigation by MONEY has found that the people most likely to profit from this strategy are the planners themselves.
A national survey was conducted by CSPN via Survey Monkey this past fall. attached is a summary of the responses by 4,470 individuals identified as 529 plan savers.
This report provides trends about 529 Plans through June 30, 2013.