How Self-Image Determines Your Child's Success in School, in Career, and in Life

One of the most asked question that both Tom and I hear is, "How can I make sure that my child will be successful?" With over 30 years of classroom experience of teaching and guiding my students, I feel comfortable offering the following advice: A GOOD SELF-IMAGE You may have heard of the best-selling book, Psycho Cybernetics, by Maxwell Maltz, M.D., F.I.C.S. Today’s field of psychology considers the book to be one of the most important ever written. It’s a refreshing look at

Do You Need a Writing Coach? with Suzanne Davis

Suzanne Davis is a writing coach and tutor who helps high school and college students master the academic writing skills they need to excel in their classes. Another mission she has is to help students write compelling and memorable college admissions and scholarship essays that get them into their dream schools. She has a B.A. and M.A. in English and an M.A. in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL). Listen to this informational College Financial Aid and Car

The Top 3 Tips from a Career Coach with Claudia Miller

Claudia Miller – College Financial Aid and Career Navigation with Tom & Maria Geffers and Seth Greene Episode 006 Claudia Miller Claudia started her career like many people do: in an entry-level role, not loving her job, and barely making any money. But unlike many of her colleagues at that time, she wasn’t willing to settle. While she’s certainly ambitious, and no stranger to hard work, the idea of working in a non-ideal situation for years on end to “pay her dues” or “slowl

Should You Require Your Child to Contribute to Their College Expenses?

This is an AGE OLD Question…. That not even Solomon in his wisdom could answer. The only viable answer is, “It Depends.” Some parents’ believe they have a responsibility to pay for their child’s education. Others feel that everyone should pay for their own education. Some parents would like to pay 100% of the bill, but can’t. There’s no simple answer. Some children do much better in college if they pay at least some of the bill. Other students don’t have the time management o