College saving

These Are the Colleges that Give the Best Bang for Your Tuition Buck in 2017

The Princeton Review ® ( released the 2017 edition of its annual guide to colleges that the education services company considers the nation’s best for academics, affordability/financial aid, and for getting their graduates out the door to satisfying and rewarding careers. Colleges That Pay You Back has detailed school profiles, plus seven ranking lists: one […]

[Infographic] The Complete Parent Guide to Get Financial Aid for College

This is part of a sponsored collaboration with The College Board and DiMe Media. However, all opinions expressed are my own   Having the college money talk can be nerve-wracking, not only for the big sums of money in question, but also the fact that decisions made now in your 17-year old’s life can affect […]

[Giveaway] New Book Shows You How to Attend a Top College Without Being Rich

** GIVEAWAY BELOW** GIVEAWAY BELOW** Watch our founder, Cristy Clavijo-Kish, interview author Maria Carla about her inspiration for “Achieve the College Dream,” and all things college prep: Students with few resources rarely apply to top colleges. Even when they have the academic and extracurricular merits to be admitted to institutions like Harvard, Yale and Princeton, […]

Applications Open for Colgate’s College Grants for Hispanic High School Seniors

In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, Colgate announced its second year partnership with the Hispanic Heritage Foundation (HHF) to launch the company’s annual Haz la U™ educational grant program now in its seventh year. To promote the importance of education among Latinos, the company will support the HHF’s Youth Awards program through its Community Service […]

[En Español] Conversaciones sobre la universidad que debes tener con tu adolescente antes de comenzar el último año de escuela secundaria

Para la versión en inglés, oprima AQUÍ. Esta es una serie editorial especial llamado “LifeEDU,” patrocinado por el programa #FortheDream de Coca-Cola, donde brindamos a los padres hispanos consejos y recomendaciones sobre la manera de aprovechar el período de verano para influir positivamente en la transición entre la escuela secundaria a la universidad … y más allá. Los […]

Hispanic Scholarship Fund Announces Inductees for 13th Annual Alumni Hall of Fame Gala

Last week Los Tweens & Teens had the privilege of live-tweeting the Hispanic Scholarship Fund’s 13th Annual Alumni Hall of Fame Gala. We were proud to celebrate one of the largest not-for-profit organization’s supporting Hispanic American higher education. In a room full of notable honorees it was difficult not to think, in a few years […]

College Savings- Are you Ready?

We wrote this post as part of our participation in a blog tour for Latina Mom Bloggers on behalf of MassMutual and received compensation to thank us for taking the time to participate. However, all opinions expressed are certainly our own. When our ‘chiquitos’ were born the world took on an entirely new meaning.  Our […]