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Everything to Know About College Application Deadlines
Applications

Everything to Know About College Application Deadlines

Road2College Road2College- October 9, 2020 1

Choosing where a student wants to apply for college is only half of the battle when it comes to admissions. It is equally important for ... Read More

When Should You Write a Financial Aid Appeal Letter?
Finance

When Should You Write a Financial Aid Appeal Letter?

Road2College Road2College- May 15, 2020 0

  You received the financial award letter for your student, but you’re disappointed. It’s nowhere near what you wanted – or needed. What do you ... Read More

The True Cost of College
Costs

The True Cost of College

Road2College Road2College- May 14, 2020 0

  Remember when gas was less than $1, the only place to see movies was at the theater, and when you left your house no ... Read More

FSA ID: What Is it and How Do You Create One?
Finance

FSA ID: What Is it and How Do You Create One?

Road2College Road2College- May 4, 2020 0

  If you find the acronyms associated with applying for college aid confusing, you’re certainly not alone. However, understanding all the terms is a vital ... Read More

What I Wish I Knew About Taking Out Student Loans Before College
Finance

What I Wish I Knew About Taking Out Student Loans Before College

Road2College Road2College- January 7, 2020 0

  A personal finance blogger who usually discusses making, saving, and growing money, has some regrets about how uninformed he was about just those things ... Read More

What To Know About Your Financial Aid Awards
Finance

What To Know About Your Financial Aid Awards

Road2College Road2College- December 31, 2019 0

If it's past the deadlines for submitting college applications, your student is either waiting to hear about all their admissions and financial aid awards, or ... Read More

Scholarships with December Deadlines
Finance

Scholarships with December Deadlines

Road2College Road2College- November 15, 2019 0

Dell Scholars Program Sponsor: Michael and Susan Dell FoundationAmount: $20,000 Closing Date: December 1, 2019 Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors who ... Read More

Applying to College Isn’t Like When Mom & Dad Applied
Behind the Scenes

Applying to College Isn’t Like When Mom & Dad Applied

Road2College Road2College- October 21, 2019 0

From a member of our Paying For College 101 group: I’m a former Director of Admission with college-aged kids of my own. Everyone needs to ... Read More

5 Reasons to Challenge Financial Aid Offers
College Financial Aid Costs and Stats

5 Reasons to Challenge Financial Aid Offers

Road2College Road2College- September 19, 2019 0

The art of negotiating, when it comes to buying cars and homes, has been mastered  by many. However, when it comes to negotiating the price ... Read More

College Fees & Expenses Beyond Tuition—A Game of Hide-and-Seek?
College Life

College Fees & Expenses Beyond Tuition—A Game of Hide-and-Seek?

Road2College Road2College- September 18, 2019 0

The acceptance letters and financial aid offers that will soon (hopefully) be lying before you on your kitchen table will send the signal to choose ... Read More

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