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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

What I Would Have Done Differently When I Was Applying To College
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What I Would Have Done Differently When I Was Applying To College

Allison Schwartz Allison Schwartz- April 20, 2020 0

Almost all my friends have decided where they will be going to college next year. So it’s time to pass on my bits of advice ... Read More

Transferring From One College to Another: What You Need to Know
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Transferring From One College to Another: What You Need to Know

Anne Vaccaro Brady Anne Vaccaro Brady- April 17, 2020 0

College is not for everyone, and every college is not for every student. There is no shame in a student realizing that the school they ... Read More

Applying to College When Mom Is a College Admissions Pro
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Applying to College When Mom Is a College Admissions Pro

Lisa Yoffee Lisa Yoffee- April 17, 2020 0

Across 16 years as a grant writer for a nonprofit that helps low-income kids apply and get into college, I kept up to date on ... Read More

How to Visit a Campus Without Leaving Home
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How to Visit a Campus Without Leaving Home

Melissa T. Shultz Melissa T. Shultz- April 12, 2020 0

You know what they say: Seeing is believing. So how can a prospective student properly evaluate a school and its campus if they can’t even ... 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

College Admission Common App Essay Tips That Really Work
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College Admission Common App Essay Tips That Really Work

Nancy L. Wolf Nancy L. Wolf- April 1, 2020 0

                                  Does the prospect of writing your Common App ... Read More

Colleges Without Supplemental Essays
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Colleges Without Supplemental Essays

Annie Burdick Annie Burdick- March 19, 2020 0

You’re ready to apply for colleges, and perhaps you’ve already begun the process of selecting your preferred schools and filling in their long applications. No ... Read More

How Do You Know When a College is a “Perfect Fit?”
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How Do You Know When a College is a “Perfect Fit?”

Julia Lynn Rubin Julia Lynn Rubin- March 6, 2020 0

With thousands of colleges and universities to choose from, finding the “perfect” school is a seemingly impossible task for any high school student and their ... Read More

How Many Colleges Should I Apply To?
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How Many Colleges Should I Apply To?

Sabrina Malone Sabrina Malone- February 28, 2020 0

Each year on or around October 1, when FAFSA opens up, a lot of people start asking me how to decide which colleges their student ... Read More

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