Category: Federal Loans

You, Your Ex, and College Tuition Costs: How Do Divorced Parents Pay for College?
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You, Your Ex, and College Tuition Costs: How Do Divorced Parents Pay for College?

Karen Sosnoski Karen Sosnoski- June 10, 2021 0

“Do most people split down the middle?” A recent post in Road2College’s Facebook group Paying for College 101 echos the confusion that many divorced parents ... Read More

Avoid Loans with These College Cost-Cutting Tips
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Avoid Loans with These College Cost-Cutting Tips

Sabrina Malone Sabrina Malone- February 5, 2021 0

This article is primarily for people who have high school seniors headed to college next year. I wish I’d known all this when my first ... Read More

Read This Before Your High School Senior Commits to a College
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Read This Before Your High School Senior Commits to a College

Sabrina Malone Sabrina Malone- January 21, 2021 0

You might be losing sleep worrying about how to afford your child’s higher education. Here’s some timely advice if you have a high school senior ... Read More

Selective Service: Its Impact on College Admissions and Financial Aid
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Selective Service: Its Impact on College Admissions and Financial Aid

Julia Lynn Rubin Julia Lynn Rubin- January 5, 2021 0

There has not been a military draft in the United States since 1973, marking the end of the Vietnam War. However, in 1980, a requirement ... Read More

What Is an Independent Student for FAFSA?
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What Is an Independent Student for FAFSA?

Maria Tzavidis Maria Tzavidis- December 8, 2020 0

A key part of the college admissions journey is the Free Application for Federal Student Aid or FAFSA. Given how much is involved in the ... Read More

Answers to Your Top 5 Questions About Student Loans
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Answers to Your Top 5 Questions About Student Loans

Melissa T. Shultz Melissa T. Shultz- July 2, 2020 0

When it comes to student loans, you’ve got important questions, and we’ve got timely answers. Here are the top five most frequently asked questions from ... Read More

When and How to Apply for Student Loans
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When and How to Apply for Student Loans

Melissa T. Shultz Melissa T. Shultz- June 21, 2020 0

Financial conversations aren’t always easy, but they’re the first step in helping your child achieve their higher-education goals. Road2College founder Debbie Schwartz, who’s not only ... Read More

Everything You Need to Know About How Student Loans Work
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Everything You Need to Know About How Student Loans Work

Suzanne Shaffer Suzanne Shaffer- May 11, 2020 0

A student loan is money borrowed from the government or a private lender to pay for college. The money is used to pay for tuition, ... Read More

How to Take Advantage of Lower Interest Rates for Students and Parents
COVID-19

How to Take Advantage of Lower Interest Rates for Students and Parents

Suzanne Shaffer Suzanne Shaffer- May 8, 2020 0

  Over the course of a few weeks, the government’s COVID-19 assistance for federal student loans went from waiving interest on some student loans, to ... Read More

How a Financial Aid Award Letter Can Fool You
College Admissions

How a Financial Aid Award Letter Can Fool You

Sabrina Malone Sabrina Malone- February 25, 2020 0

So many people I encounter believe that having multiple kids in college at the same time will lower their EFC. And in turn, a low ... Read More