Category: Education

Making it through school without a penny of debt

Is the idea of loan repayment holding you back from going ahead and choosing a college major. The undeniable truth is you are not alone. Thousands of single mothers who aspire to get a...

Surviving school during the day and a job at night

After much thought and reflection, you have arrived at a decision about going to school as a single mother. You are about to battle the game of school during day and job during night....

Back to school in the single parent home

The “cookie cutter” back to school approach and the single parent home. As the school year has already begun for many, a flurry of articles touting the latest “edge” in preparing our kids for...

EDUCATION – A single mom’s best friend

Education, you need it if you want a good job and a sustaining career. Along with those key elements, you also want to be able to take care of your children. Regardless of whether...

Grants for Older Students

Going back to school as a grown adult may seem like a pretty daunting task. For starters, fitting in school with a full time job can be tough, not to mention finding childcare for...

What to write in a school scholarship essay

Writing a scholarship essay is a great way for single mothers to get additional financial aid for school. After all, if you do make too much to get grant money for school, you will...

Colleges with Family Housing for Single Moms

Choosing to go back to school is a major decision—one that becomes even more complicated when you are a single mother. Many single moms do not think there is any way they can go...

Making Money as a College Student

Being a single mom is difficult enough in the finance department, but add to that the stress of also being a college student, and you have a plate that’s just piled over. You’ve got...

Going Back to College after Losing Your Job

Losing your job can be one of the hardest things you have to go through, especially if you are a single mom. Just when you thought you had the finances in order, your job...

Evaluating the Pros and Cons of Technical School

Making a decision to go back to school is one that you want to make carefully. Researching your options may lead you to a technical school to get the skills that you want and...

Choosing a Vocational School

With the job market the way it is, it is no wonder that people are looking for different jobs or are looking to update their resume with new skills or schooling. Vocational school can...

A Single Mother’s Guide for Taking the GED

The GED, or General Educational Development diploma is generally considered just as valid as a high school diploma. If you plan to go to college you’ll need to have a high school diploma or...

Choosing the daycare center in your college

Did you know that many colleges have on-campus daycare centers? This, as you can imagine, saves a lot of hassle for the parents and also saves them the trouble of scouring everywhere for a...

Tips for Succeeding as an Online College Student

Achieving success as an online college student is much like achieving success in other endeavors, and most students already possess these habits and skills. There are, however, a few principles that the most successful...

Guide for Adults Returning to School

By M. A. Gallant You love your job, right? You are making a ton of money and your days are filled with endless joy and happiness. If this sounds like your life, then read...

How To Become A Licensed Home Care Provider

One of the hottest new careers on the job market today are home care providers. A home care provider is simply a person who provides both health and physical care within their home. This...

Tips for raising a kid while in college

Attending college has many aspects to be happy about, you meet new friends, have much freedom from home, you are gaining a graduation and specializing in certain skills that would build you a healthy...

Guide to Affording Private School Tuition

When it comes to getting your children high quality education, you can never go wrong with enrolling them in a private school. The problem is this: with the high costs of living that people...

Study While Working Full Time: The Balancing Act

Studying and working at the same time is quite a fete for most people. Though most students avail of financial assistance of loan grants, they still find themselves working in order to make both...

Homeschooling Benefits: What You Need to Know

Homeschooling is quite a popular alternative to the traditional school programs. A lot of parents can attest to the improvements in their children’s performance, behavior, as well in their personality. So why do parents...

Are there scholarships for foster and adopted children?

Are there really any such specific scholarships for adopted children and former foster youths? Yes, some financial aid opportunities are only open for application by adopted children and former foster youths. Aside from applying...

Free Scholarships without essays

Are there really scholarships without essays? While almost every school scholarship might appear to ask for an essay from the student, truth is there are a few scholarships for which essays are not required....

Working mothers can take up an online degree

Are you very much motivated to take up a bachelor’s degree education or a master’s but are just wondering how you will be able to make time for it with a job at hand?...