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Could Your Kid End Up Wealthier by NOT Going To College?

Could Your Kid End Up Wealthier by NOT Going To College?

There are a massive number of students in this country who should not be attending four-year colleges and universities. Why? Because these students are desperately needed in well-paying jobs that require more specialized kinds of training than four-year colleges can...

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Must Watch Video for Parents

Are you a parent wondering if student loan debt is really that big a deal?  Watch this powerful, entertaining video by Adam Carroll at TEDx UWMilwaukee.  It'll be the best 15 minutes you'll spend on your kid this year.  

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The 5 Ways INTERNSHIPS Increase Post-College Earning Power

The 5 Ways INTERNSHIPS Increase Post-College Earning Power

That fancy name on your kid’s college diploma? It hardly matters. So sorry if this is hard to hear. In the 21st century, paid internships are the crown jewel of the college education. Top college students aim to find, apply for, and work at one, two, or three paid...

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3 Reasons Every Teen Needs A Part-Time Job

Your teen's schedule is already filled to bursting with sports practices, homework for advanced classes, and—of course—enrichment activities that will supposedly "make her look good on college applications." Your family has plenty of money to provide this girl...

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Hi, I’m Jeannie Burlowski.

I am a full-time academic strategist, conference speaker, and author of the book “LAUNCH: How to Get Your Kids Through College Debt-Free and Into Jobs They Love Afterward.

My writing and speaking provide parents a clear, step-by-step checklist so they can set their kids up to succeed brilliantly in college, graduate debt-free, and move directly into careers they excel at and love.

For more than 20 years, I’ve helped students apply to highly competitive law, medical, business, and grad schools. I still do that from my website GetIntoMedSchool.com.

I am married, and my husband and I have a son and a daughter. We live in Minneapolis.

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