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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.

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

Bypass a Dream College To Graduate Debt Free
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Bypass a Dream College To Graduate Debt Free

Road2College Road2College- October 27, 2019 0

  In 2006, I was accepted to my dream school, New York University. When I saw the financial aid package, I figured I would do ... Read More

10 Tips For Dealing with Common App Glitches
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10 Tips For Dealing with Common App Glitches

Road2College Road2College- October 27, 2019 0

For anyone applying to college, dealing with the Common Application can be stressful. To help alleviate any pressures inflicted by Common App glitches, here is ... Read More

Top 30 Colleges With The Largest Merit Scholarships
College Financial Aid Costs and Stats

Top 30 Colleges With The Largest Merit Scholarships

Road2College Road2College- October 20, 2019 0

If you're a family that won't qualify for need-based aid, it's time to start looking for colleges with merit scholarships.   Merit-based aid is money ... Read More

How Do You Write A Supplemental Essay?
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How Do You Write A Supplemental Essay?

Road2College Road2College- October 18, 2019 0

What Is A Supplemental Essay? In addition to the main personal statement for the Common Application and/or Coalition Application many schools include their own school-specific ... Read More

Help Your Student Improve Their College Admissions Essay
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Help Your Student Improve Their College Admissions Essay

Road2College Road2College- October 15, 2019 0

Watch our webinar with Brad Schiller, CEO of Prompt.  Brad critiques 4 different college admissions essays and supplements. Learn the 5 most important traits colleges ... Read More

How to Help Your Student with Their College Application Essays
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How to Help Your Student with Their College Application Essays

Road2College Road2College- October 14, 2019 0

  Supporting your student on their college application essays can be a daunting task. You might be wondering: What are colleges looking for? What should ... Read More

Avoid These Common FAFSA Mistakes
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Avoid These Common FAFSA Mistakes

Road2College Road2College- October 12, 2019 0

Filling out the FAFSA is one of the most important things you do as you pursue funding for your child’s college education. The FAFSA helps ... Read More

How to Get Your Student On Board With the College Application Process
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How to Get Your Student On Board With the College Application Process

Road2College Road2College- October 11, 2019 0

It’s time to apply for colleges, scholarships, financing and more…why does it seem like you’re the only one who cares? Your senior is facing their ... Read More