College

[Video] 7 Facts About 2016-2017 Florida Prepaid College Plans (and Promo Code Inside!)

If I am passionate about anything, it’s an education for all our youth because education levels the playing field and allows us all the opportunity to compete in life. Our Los Tweens & Teens team is excited to share important information for Florida families about higher education being more accessible than ever! We recommed: College […]

5 Tips to Get Teens Ready for Cooking their Own Meals at College

Between classes and exams, college years are a pack of fun, but they aren’t exactly a byword for delicious food. With the bliss of mom’s cooking left back home, teen have to either settle for bland campus grubs or start cooking your own meals, which can be a tough task for a first-time uni-based chef. […]

[Infographic] 5 Legal Tips You and Your Teen Need to Know Before Going to College

Sending your children off to college can be a joyous occasion, but as all parents know, it can also be a bit terrifying. From signing lease agreements, to applying for student loans, to paying for utilities, to dealing with landlords, college students will encounter a wide range of unfamiliar legal interactions. There are many legal obstacles […]

Could Massive Open Online Courses be an Alternative to College Degrees?

Technology in education is not a new concept. Educational CD rooms have existed for over 20 years. Touch screen monitors, internet labs and online grading systems are pretty much the norm these days in schools and colleges. We also see most universities offering hybrid programs that include all or partial courses online, entire departments dedicated […]

Florida PrePaid Open Enrollment- A Plan for the Near

DISCLAIMER: The Florida PrePaid College Board is a Promotional Partner of Los Tweens & Teens. However, as always, all views are 100% our own.  We believe in Education. It’s that simple. Our Los Tweens & Teens content creators team consistently develops content that helps you guide your growing kids from a variety of education angles […]

[VIDEO] Michelle Obama Launches BetterMakeRoom.org to Help Teens’s College Process

As part of her Reach Higher initiative, the First Lady is announcing a new public awareness campaign, Better Make Room, to target Generation Z, or young people ages 14-19, to celebrate education, change the national conversation, and reach students directly where they are and give them a space to create content while also navigating the […]

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 […]

From Home to Dorm: 5 Ways you can Prepare your Teen for Life on their Own

Is your teen headed to the dorms this year or the next? With the rate of Latino high school graduates enrolling in college surpassing that of whites, it’s likely that they’re moving into the dorms more frequently too (source: Pew Hispanic Center). The transition to life on their own can be a little daunting, from […]

[VIDEO] 4 Action Steps for a Stress-Free College Application Process by a College Admissions Expert

Para la versión en español, favor pulsar AQUÍ. This is a special 6-week editorial series called “LifeEDU” sponsored by Coca-Cola’s #FortheDream program, where we arm parents with tips & recommendations on how to take advantage of the summer period to positively influence the transition between high school to college…and beyond. By: Tyrone Sandaal, High School […]

[VIDEO] The Ultimate Guide for Debt-Free Education: 29 Ways to Get FREE Money for College

This is a special 6-week editorial series called “LifeEDU” sponsored by Coca-Cola’s #FortheDream program, where we arm parents with tips & recommendations on how to take advantage of the summer period to positively influence the transition between high school to college…and beyond. Yes, a college education is very expensive – even for public institutions – […]

[VIDEO] College Conversations with Your Teen Before High School Senior Year

For the Spanish version, please click HERE. This is a special 6-week editorial series called “LifeEDU” sponsored by Coca-Cola’s #FortheDream program, where we arm parents with tips & recommendations on how to take advantage of the summer period to positively influence the transition between high school to college…and beyond. Teens usually take advantage of the summer […]

5 beneficios de involucrarte en el proceso de elegir la universidad de tu adolescente

Por: Anllelic Lozada, M.S. , Los Tweens “Tia-in-Charge” Aunque aun no tengo hijos y soy una orgullosa P.A.N.K, puedo decir que el último semestre como high school senior marcó para siempre mi vida – y la de mis padres. Siendo hija única, el hecho de irme de mi casa en Puerto Rico para estudiar en Miami fué […]

Florida Parents: Are You Saving For College?

If you’re an adult living in Florida- chances are you’ve heard of the Florida PrePaid Scholarship Program. But are you saving for your child or loved one’s college and future education? There is no other experience that illustrates just how fast time passes than parenting. One moment you are bringing your baby (or babies) home […]

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 […]