Why Quality of Life in College Impacts Life After College

Debbie Schwartz

Debbie Schwartz is a former financial services executive and founder of Road2College and the Paying For College 101 Facebook group. With an expertise in personal finance, analysis, and marketing, she's working to give families the information and tools they need to make smarter financial college decisions.

Articles by Debbie

Why Quality of Life in College Impacts Life After College

Why Quality of Life in College Impacts Life After College

July 20, 2021

As founder of Road2College, much of my work centers on helping parents navigate two real concerns–how to get their students

What Parents Wished They Knew About How to Pay for College

What Parents Wished They Knew About How to Pay for College

June 22, 2021

If your child is a high school student or a soon-to-be college freshman, you may find yourself asking why they

Appealing Financial Aid and Merit Scholarships

Appealing Financial Aid and Merit Scholarships

March 10, 2021

The following list of questions were asked during our recent Zoom session on how to appeal financial aid and merit

Mom Shares Lessons Learned From Son’s College Search

Mom Shares Lessons Learned From Son’s College Search

January 23, 2021

We recently asked a member of our Paying for College 101 Facebook group to share her approach to finding the

5 Important Things About a College’s Finances Parents Need to Know

5 Important Things About a College’s Finances Parents Need to Know

September 22, 2020

If you were to look at the college admissions process as a puzzle, you would understand just how many pieces

Look Beyond College Rankings to Find Good Schools

Look Beyond College Rankings to Find Good Schools

July 15, 2020

There are many sites that use various criteria to assess colleges and then publish their lists for all prospective college

How Do Parent PLUS and Private Student Loans Compare?

How Do Parent PLUS and Private Student Loans Compare?

June 22, 2020

Once students have maximized all their available financial aid, including grants, scholarships, work-study, and Stafford loans, they may discover they

Parent Advice on Starting the College Search

Parent Advice on Starting the College Search

June 13, 2020

If your child is a high school sophomore or junior, you may be thinking about your college search process. But