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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.

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

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

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

5 Scholarship Tips For High School Seniors
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5 Scholarship Tips For High School Seniors

Road2College Road2College- December 12, 2019 0

When our children are growing up, we read fairy tales to engage them in a story that can teach them about the real world.   That's ... Read More

Top 10 Public Colleges Giving Out The Most Merit Scholarships
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Top 10 Public Colleges Giving Out The Most Merit Scholarships

Road2College Road2College- November 7, 2019 0

We decided to look at merit scholarships awarded by public universities. In general, these awards tend to be smaller compared to private colleges, but so ... Read More

Understanding Federal Student Subsidized vs Unsubsidized Loans
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Understanding Federal Student Subsidized vs Unsubsidized Loans

Road2College Road2College- October 28, 2019 0

As you look at how your family will afford to send your children to college, loans of some sort may be a consideration. Loans are ... Read More

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