The Ultimate College Application Checklist
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The Ultimate College Application Checklist

Amanda Holland Amanda Holland- September 24, 2021 0

The fall of your child’s senior year of high school is the time to start the college application process. It will give your student the ... Read More

How Does Financial Aid Work? Understanding the System
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How Does Financial Aid Work? Understanding the System

Kalman A. Chany Kalman A. Chany- September 23, 2021 0

By Kalman A. Chany, author of The Princeton Review’s Paying for College. ​Applying for financial aid has never been more difficult and competitive given the high ... Read More

True Stories of Private Scholarship Winners and How They Did It
Scholarships

True Stories of Private Scholarship Winners and How They Did It

Karen Sosnoski Karen Sosnoski- September 3, 2021 0

Paying for college is one of the biggest financial concerns of families today. Finding private scholarships and merit scholarships from colleges--awards you don’t have to ... Read More

How College Tuition and Renters Insurance Help Families Plan for the Unexpected
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How College Tuition and Renters Insurance Help Families Plan for the Unexpected

Karen Sosnoski Karen Sosnoski- August 20, 2021 0

(Interviews are edited for clarity and flow.) Low-cost tuition expenses and comforting myths about “college as a protective bubble” belong to prior generations. The Coronavirus ... Read More

10 Pieces of Advice for College Freshmen
College Life

10 Pieces of Advice for College Freshmen

Sheila Jones Sheila Jones- August 19, 2021 0

This story first appeared as a post in our Paying for College 101 FB Group. It’s been edited for clarity and flow.  I’m reading posts ... Read More

Preparing Your Freshman for Life with a Roommate
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Preparing Your Freshman for Life with a Roommate

Anne Vaccaro Brady Anne Vaccaro Brady- August 17, 2021 0

A friend emailed me the other day worried about the fact that her soon-to-be college freshman appears to have nothing in common with the girl ... Read More

Does Applying Early Decision to College Increase the Odds of Being Accepted?
College Admissions

Does Applying Early Decision to College Increase the Odds of Being Accepted?

Becky Sabky Becky Sabky- August 13, 2021 0

Excerpted from VALEDICTORIANS AT THE GATE: Standing Out, Getting In, and Staying Sane While Applying to College by Becky Munsterer Sabky. Published by Henry Holt ... Read More

How My Daughter Got $53,000 a Year in Merit and Financial Aid Plus More in Private Scholarships
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How My Daughter Got $53,000 a Year in Merit and Financial Aid Plus More in Private Scholarships

Shannon Warren Shannon Warren- August 11, 2021 0

This story was originally posted in the Paying for College 101 FB group.  (We’ve edited the story for clarity and length).   I’m hoping that ... Read More

Why Quality of Life in College Impacts Life After College
College Life

Why Quality of Life in College Impacts Life After College

Road2College Road2College- July 20, 2021 0

As founder of Road2College, much of my work centers on helping parents navigate two real concerns--how to get their students into college, and how to ... Read More

R2C Community Story: Ways to Pay for College
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R2C Community Story: Ways to Pay for College

Sabrina Malone Sabrina Malone- July 15, 2021 0

A mom of six and a member of our FB community shares her advice on ways to pay for college. (Edited for clarity and flow.) ... Read More