Category: Finance

Finance your child's education. College is a major investment. If you haven't started saving, learn where to begin. And if you need to bridge the gap between savings and tuition, we'll share ideas and resources to get you there.

How Does Financial Aid Work? Understanding the System
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How Does Financial Aid Work? Understanding the System

Kalman A. Chany Kalman A. Chany- September 23, 2021 0

By Kalman A. Chany, author of The Princeton Review’s Paying for College. ​Applying for financial aid has never been more difficult and competitive given the high ... Read More

True Stories of Private Scholarship Winners and How They Did It
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True Stories of Private Scholarship Winners and How They Did It

Karen Sosnoski Karen Sosnoski- September 3, 2021 0

Paying for college is one of the biggest financial concerns of families today. Finding private scholarships and merit scholarships from colleges--awards you don’t have to ... Read More

How My Daughter Got $53,000 a Year in Merit and Financial Aid Plus More in Private Scholarships
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How My Daughter Got $53,000 a Year in Merit and Financial Aid Plus More in Private Scholarships

Shannon Warren Shannon Warren- August 11, 2021 0

This story was originally posted in the Paying for College 101 FB group.  (We’ve edited the story for clarity and length).   I’m hoping that ... Read More

R2C Community Story: Ways to Pay for College
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R2C Community Story: Ways to Pay for College

Sabrina Malone Sabrina Malone- July 15, 2021 0

A mom of six and a member of our FB community shares her advice on ways to pay for college. (Edited for clarity and flow.) ... Read More

What Parents Wished They Knew About How to Pay for College
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What Parents Wished They Knew About How to Pay for College

Road2College Road2College- June 22, 2021 0

If your child is a high school student or a soon-to-be college freshman, you may find yourself asking why they can’t pay for college on ... Read More

Best Side Gigs for Parents to Pay for College
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Best Side Gigs for Parents to Pay for College

Hallie Underwood Hallie Underwood- June 22, 2021 0

Paying for college can be daunting. Ron Lieber, the author of The Price You Pay for College and a parent himself, tells Road2College: “As a ... Read More

Start Here for Everything You Need to Know About Admissions and Financial Aid
College Admissions

Start Here for Everything You Need to Know About Admissions and Financial Aid

Kevin Newton Kevin Newton- June 15, 2021 0

Deciding where to go to college, and how to pay for it, are two of the most important decisions that someone will make in their ... Read More

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

FAFSA: Middle-Class Financial Aid Cuts Coming in 2023
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FAFSA: Middle-Class Financial Aid Cuts Coming in 2023

Robert Falcon Robert Falcon- May 24, 2021 0

As part of the Covid relief package passed by Congress in December 2020, the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) Simplification Act makes significant ... Read More

Division 3 Athletic Scholarships and Your Student-Athlete
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Division 3 Athletic Scholarships and Your Student-Athlete

Kevin Newton Kevin Newton- April 22, 2021 0

If you are the parent of a serious student-athlete, then chances are you’re becoming familiar with the scholarship policies of schools at various levels of ... Read More