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5 Things Colleges Look For in a College Essay
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5 Things Colleges Look For in a College Essay

Road2College Road2College- October 3, 2019 0

Think of the college application process as a video game, and the dreaded college essay is the dragon that needs to be slayed.  Most essays ... Read More

5 Reasons to Challenge Financial Aid Offers
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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

The College Search Process: Make a Checklist!
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The College Search Process: Make a Checklist!

Road2College Road2College- August 29, 2019 0

You’ve been discussing college for a few years with your child, but now it’s their junior or senior year of high school, and a final ... Read More

How to Calculate Student Loan Payments
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How to Calculate Student Loan Payments

Road2College Road2College- July 23, 2019 0

Student loan payments can sneak up on a student. After all, who really thought about what life with student loan payments would be like after ... Read More

Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF): How You Qualify and Why You Shouldn’t Count on It
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Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF): How You Qualify and Why You Shouldn’t Count on It

Road2College Road2College- July 19, 2019 0

What Is Student Loan Forgiveness? Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) provides welcome relief from student loan debt for students choosing a career in public service. ... Read More

College Move-In Day: What Parents Need to Know
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College Move-In Day: What Parents Need to Know

Road2College Road2College- July 16, 2019 0

  Let’s talk College Move-In Day… At the beginning of each school year, hundreds of thousands of college students descend upon cities and towns all ... Read More

Are Federal Student Loan Repayment Programs For You?
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Are Federal Student Loan Repayment Programs For You?

Road2College Road2College- July 11, 2019 0

Student loan debt and federal student loan repayment programs have become VERY hot topics these days. According to StudentLoanHero,  there is "$1.56 trillion in total ... Read More

How to Prep For the ACT
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How to Prep For the ACT

Road2College Road2College- July 10, 2019 0

Prepping for a standardized test can be a lot easier when you understand the nuts and bolts of the exam. But, how do you determine ... Read More

Top Questions to Ask Colleges
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Top Questions to Ask Colleges

Road2College Road2College- July 7, 2019 0

Choosing a college can be one of the most important decisions you and your child make. And the criteria upon which that decision is based ... Read More

Filling Out a Special Circumstances Form To Appeal Financial Aid
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Filling Out a Special Circumstances Form To Appeal Financial Aid

Road2College Road2College- July 6, 2019 0

Writing a financial aid appeal letter can be intimidating. However, schools have a form known as the Special Circumstances Form already in place to give ... Read More