Why Teens Should Avoid Student Loan Debt Like the Plague

And What They Can Do Instead

With high school graduation on the horizon for so many teens, and paying for college looming just beyond, I want to revisit the topic of avoiding student loan debt like the plague that it is. It breaks my heart to hear the horror stories of young people – teens and millennials – who are burdened […]

Does My Teen Need to Go to College to Be Successful?

Getting a sense of direction

The 7 Year Adventure encourages positivity and enjoyment of all aspects of the process of raising teenagers. A huge part of that process includes helping them wade through the thousands of possibilities for career and life path choices that lie ahead of them. No small task, indeed. I had a conversation recently with a woman […]

Why Teens Should Avoid Student Loan Debt Like the Plague

And What They Can Do Instead

Teenagers in high school often dream of going to college and pursuing a degree. But what if a teen goes into a huge amount of debt in order to make that dream a reality? All four years, the student is racking up thousands of dollars in debt just to pursue that dream. Then she graduates, […]