Category: Financial aid

Appealing Financial Aid: For Some It Works
Finance

Appealing Financial Aid: For Some It Works

Suzi Parker Suzi Parker- January 15, 2020 0

Here’s the scenario: Your student receives merit aid for college, but you wish it had been more. Even just a bit more. You’ve also received ... Read More

NYU Common Data Set
College Admissions

NYU Common Data Set

Road2College Road2College- January 15, 2020 0

Sifting through a college’s Common Data Set can take a lot of time. Instead, we’ve gathered the most important information from NYU's most recent Common Data ... Read More

What Grandparents Should Know About Paying For College
College Savings

What Grandparents Should Know About Paying For College

Suzi Parker Suzi Parker- December 25, 2019 0

Grandparents are often there for the big events in their grandchildren’s lives – birthdays, holidays, awards assemblies, sports events. Of course, they want to be ... Read More

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

Does Saving For College Hurt Financial Aid Eligibility?
College Savings

Does Saving For College Hurt Financial Aid Eligibility?

Road2College Road2College- October 25, 2019 0

  Sometimes the best source of advice and information comes from readers' comments, which are always so valuable to review. Saving For College...Yay or Nay? ... 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