Category: Financial aid

Merit Scholarships Are Worth the Work
College Savings

Merit Scholarships Are Worth the Work

Suzi Parker Suzi Parker- November 14, 2019 0

“We don’t qualify for need-based aid, what should we do?” That’s a question too often asked by families worried about paying for college. With college ... Read More

Top 10 Public Colleges Giving Out The Most Merit Scholarships
College Financial Aid Costs and Stats

Top 10 Public Colleges Giving Out The Most Merit Scholarships

Road2College Road2College- November 7, 2019 0

We decided to look at merit scholarships awarded by public universities. In general, these awards tend to be smaller compared to private colleges, but so ... Read More

Parental Advice on College Admissions and Financing College
Applications

Parental Advice on College Admissions and Financing College

Chris Beard Chris Beard- October 31, 2019 0

Thank you to all the parents who have shared tips, tricks and information about financing college. I joined the Paying For College 101 Facebook group ... Read More

Understanding Federal Student Subsidized vs Unsubsidized Loans
Finance

Understanding Federal Student Subsidized vs Unsubsidized Loans

Road2College Road2College- October 28, 2019 0

As you look at how your family will afford to send your children to college, loans of some sort may be a consideration. Loans are ... Read More

Bypass a Dream College To Graduate Debt Free
12th Graders

Bypass a Dream College To Graduate Debt Free

Road2College Road2College- October 27, 2019 0

  In 2006, I was accepted to my dream school, New York University. When I saw the financial aid package, I figured I would do ... Read More

Top 30 Colleges With The Largest Merit Scholarships
College Financial Aid Costs and Stats

Top 30 Colleges With The Largest Merit Scholarships

Road2College Road2College- October 20, 2019 0

If you're a family that won't qualify for need-based aid, it's time to start looking for colleges with merit scholarships.   Merit-based aid is money ... Read More

A Mother’s Advice For Helping Her Children Avoid Student Loans
Behind the Scenes

A Mother’s Advice For Helping Her Children Avoid Student Loans

Sabrina Malone Sabrina Malone- October 16, 2019 0

Many of us see no choice other than to take the Parent Plus loans, cash-out or borrow from 401Ks, remortgage our homes, pull from IRA’s, ... Read More

Avoid These Common FAFSA Mistakes
Finance

Avoid These Common FAFSA Mistakes

Road2College Road2College- October 12, 2019 0

Filling out the FAFSA is one of the most important things you do as you pursue funding for your child’s college education. The FAFSA helps ... Read More

Sample Financial Aid Appeal Letter
Finance

Sample Financial Aid Appeal Letter

Road2College Road2College- October 10, 2019 0

If you've determined that you have good cause to appeal your financial aid award, and as a result, have made the decision to appeal, it's ... Read More