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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.

The Different Ways Families Pay for College
Finance

The Different Ways Families Pay for College

Melissa T. Shultz Melissa T. Shultz- April 20, 2021 0

How to pay for college is one of the biggest financial concerns of families today. And although students assume some of the responsibility for the ... Read More

QuestBridge Scholarship—The Ultimate Need-Based Aid
Scholarships

QuestBridge Scholarship—The Ultimate Need-Based Aid

Kevin Newton Kevin Newton- April 15, 2021 0

For families with low incomes, the stress of paying for college can be intimidating. This is even more true for families whose children may be ... Read More

How Chasing Merit Helps Middle Class Families Pay For College
Finance

How Chasing Merit Helps Middle Class Families Pay For College

Christi Johnstone Christi Johnstone- April 8, 2021 1

Our family doesn't have any financial need so we knew going in that paying for college was all on us, and we acted accordingly. For ... Read More

How Merit Aid Pre-Reads Can Help With Admissions Decisions
College Admissions

How Merit Aid Pre-Reads Can Help With Admissions Decisions

Kevin Newton Kevin Newton- March 25, 2021 0

It’s no secret that the college admissions process for athletes differs somewhat from that of nonathletes. In many ways, athletes get a clearer picture of ... Read More

Update on the National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test
High school to college

Update on the National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test

Regina Beach Regina Beach- March 2, 2021 0

It wouldn't be off-base to assume that you've heard of the PSAT, but did you know that the PSAT is more than just a prep ... Read More

FAFSA and Divorced Parents
Finance

FAFSA and Divorced Parents

Karen Sosnoski Karen Sosnoski- February 25, 2021 0

As divorced parents—--or even as married ones—--figuring out an equitable division of labor can be tough, but when it comes to filling out the Free ... Read More

Avoid Loans with These College Cost-Cutting Tips
Federal Loans

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

The Price You Pay for College: Why It’s so Difficult to Predict Merit Scholarships
Finance

The Price You Pay for College: Why It’s so Difficult to Predict Merit Scholarships

Ron Lieber Ron Lieber- January 28, 2021 0

This article is adapted from “The Price You Pay for College: An Entirely New Road Map for the Biggest Financial Decision Your Family Will Ever ... Read More

Bribery and the Scholarship Application Process
Applications

Bribery and the Scholarship Application Process

Karen Sosnoski Karen Sosnoski- January 28, 2021 0

On top of homework, extracurriculars, internships, or jobs, and the stress of deadlines, chores, and fitting in social activities, it’s no wonder some students are ... Read More

Big (and Not So Big) Changes Coming to a FAFSA Near You
Finance

Big (and Not So Big) Changes Coming to a FAFSA Near You

Kevin Newton Kevin Newton- January 22, 2021 0

Whether you’re the type to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) in a weekend or take it to your financial advisor, this ... Read More