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Road2CollegeDebbie Schwartz is former financial services executive and founder of Road2College and the Paying For College 101 Facebook group. She's dedicated to providing families with trustworthy information about college admissions and paying for college. With data, tools and access to experts she's helping families become educated consumers of higher ed.

A Family’s Journey To Find An Affordable College
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A Family’s Journey To Find An Affordable College

Road2College Road2College- May 10, 2020 0

Anna Velazco, a parent in our Paying For College 101 Facebook group, agreed to share her daughter's journey to find an affordable college with us. ... Read More

8 Financial Aid Mistakes to Avoid
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8 Financial Aid Mistakes to Avoid

Road2College Road2College- May 1, 2020 0

Figuring out what your child’s college will cost and how your family is going to pay for it are enough to keep you up at ... Read More

Financial Impact of COVID-19 on Families with High School and College Students
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Financial Impact of COVID-19 on Families with High School and College Students

Road2College Road2College- April 17, 2020 0

Uncle Ed once said “Life is like baseball. Most of the time, nothing happens.”  However, even Uncle Ed would admit to being wrong the last ... Read More

Admissions Policies at Test-Optional Colleges
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Admissions Policies at Test-Optional Colleges

Road2College Road2College- April 9, 2020 0

Bowdoin College was the first college to go test optional in 1969. Though a bold move at the time, many other colleges did not follow ... Read More

Are You Prepared to Pay for College?
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Are You Prepared to Pay for College?

Road2College Road2College- March 11, 2020 0

One of the biggest issues that face students and parents is how to pay for college. Keeping pace with rising college costs is a huge ... Read More

Eat, Drink, & Be Frugal – Advice from Parents on Paying the Tuition Bill
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Eat, Drink, & Be Frugal – Advice from Parents on Paying the Tuition Bill

Road2College Road2College- January 11, 2020 0

   If you live with a high school senior and you're going through the college admissions process, you know that each new month brings with ... Read More

3-2 Programs: Liberal Arts Schools with Engineering
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3-2 Programs: Liberal Arts Schools with Engineering

Road2College Road2College- January 2, 2020 0

    Do you have a student who’s interested in engineering? If so, you may be worried about college costs. Colleges with excellent engineering schools ... Read More

Do You Know the Best Way to Use a 529?
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Do You Know the Best Way to Use a 529?

Road2College Road2College- December 28, 2019 0

    Having money saved in a 529 for your child’s college expenses is a huge boon. However, it’s important to use the money the ... Read More

Saying Goodbye to 2019 and Hello To 2020
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Saying Goodbye to 2019 and Hello To 2020

Road2College Road2College- December 28, 2019 0

The New Year is coming up fast. I just wanted to let you know how much I appreciate you. Thank you for being part of ... Read More

ICYMI Paying For College Discussions: From State Schools To Alumni Interviews
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ICYMI Paying For College Discussions: From State Schools To Alumni Interviews

Road2College Road2College- December 15, 2019 0

  Here are some of the top discussions in our Paying For College 101 Facebook group  in the past few weeks. (And if you want ... Read More

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