Author: Suzanne Shaffer

Suzanne ShafferSuzanne Shaffer counsels parents and students in the college admissions process and the importance of early college preparation. Her Parenting for College blog offers timely college tips for parents and students, as well as providing parents with the resources necessary to help their college-bound teens navigate the college maze.

Everything You Need to Know About Financial Aid Appeals
Finance

Everything You Need to Know About Financial Aid Appeals

Suzanne Shaffer Suzanne Shaffer- February 11, 2020 0

What do you do if the financial aid a college offers your student is not enough to attend that college? Do you have any recourse, ... Read More

How Much Student Loan Debt is Too Much?
Costs

How Much Student Loan Debt is Too Much?

Suzanne Shaffer Suzanne Shaffer- September 12, 2019 0

If you have a student planning for college, you are probably aware of the current student loan crisis and the ramifications of student loan debt. ... Read More

23 Tips for Winning More College Scholarships
Financial aid

23 Tips for Winning More College Scholarships

Suzanne Shaffer Suzanne Shaffer- May 5, 2019 0

From the moment your teenager entered high school, you have probably been thinking about college. Where will they go? Will they be ready? How do ... Read More

Are There State Student Loans I Can Borrow?
College Financial Aid Costs and Stats

Are There State Student Loans I Can Borrow?

Suzanne Shaffer Suzanne Shaffer- April 13, 2019 0

When it comes to borrowing money for college, families need to explore all  their options. In addition to federal student loans and private loans from ... Read More

What’s The #1 Thing To Do Before Searching For Colleges?
11th Graders

What’s The #1 Thing To Do Before Searching For Colleges?

Suzanne Shaffer Suzanne Shaffer- May 10, 2017 0

We all love lists—"The Top 10 Things to Do Before You Start Your College List"; "The Top 5 Terms to Know Before You Apply to ... Read More