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Internet Tools to Help Families Prepare for College

Friday, April 20, 2018

Students often ask me what study tools are available to help them get better grades while spending less time studying.  Many of these are free or offer a basic version to try.  

Below are some apps to help users become better students.

Khan Academy:  many subjects online to help you learn.  Also, has ACT and SAT prep which is Free

           Evernote:  record and store notes 

           Dropbox:  create and access files from any device

GoConqr:  create mind maps from projects, make flash cards and create your own quizzes

Wunderlist:  organize and share your to-do lists

Parents should regularly read the Saving for College Website (www.savingforcollege.com)

Some recent articles are:  Should Grandparents switch 529 plan ownership to parents?

How to save for college and still get financial aid?  

Pending 529 legislation

What you need to know abut Parent PLUS loans


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