Dear Roadie: Should I Get A Second Job So My Daughter Can Graduate Debt-Free?

Debbie Schwartz

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Dear Roadie: Should I Get A Second Job So My Daughter Can Graduate Debt-Free?

July 12, 2024

Dear Roadie, I am flabbergasted at the cost of college today. My daughter is a stellar student, and the last…

Dear Roadie: Do Parents Need to Become College Admission Experts? I’m So Lost

July 7, 2024

Dear Roadie,  I’m the mother of a 10th-grader, and I’m realizing I need a crash course in college admissions. I…

Dear Roadie, My Son Returned From Orientation Hating the College He Chose. What Now?

June 28, 2024

Dear Roadie, I’m a bit freaked out. My son returned from his two-day college orientation and said he hated everything:…

Dear Roadie, My Daughter Wants Me to Spend a Small Fortune Decorating Her Dorm Room. How Much Is Too Much?

June 21, 2024

Dear Roadie, My daughter tells me that all her friends are putting a lot of effort and money into decorating…

Dear Roadie: Should We Reveal That My Daughter Has Autism, Anxiety, and Depression?

June 13, 2024

Dear Roadie, Is it okay to tell a college or university that my daughter has autism? She was accepted at…

Dear Roadie: My Daughter Keeps Failing Classes. Should I Keep Paying for Them?

June 7, 2024

Dear Roadie,  My husband and I do not qualify for anything through FAFSA. We always said we would pay for…

Dear Roadie: Should I Switch to a College Job to Get Tuition Discounts for My Kids?

May 29, 2024

Dear Roadie, I’m a 41-year-old mom with twin 17-year-old sons. My husband and I are concerned about their college expenses….

Dear Roadie, My Son Struggles in AP Courses. Is The Stress Worth It for College?

May 25, 2024

Dear Roadie, My son wants to load up on AP classes his senior year because he thinks it will impress…