Category: Financial aid

How Do I Get My Financial Aid Disbursement?
Finance

How Do I Get My Financial Aid Disbursement?

Road2College Road2College- September 24, 2019 0

Your student has received their financial aid letter, committed to their chosen school, and now they wait. It’s an exciting time! Meanwhile, you’re probably setting ... Read More

Stuck in the Middle: How to Manage Financial Aid “No Man’s Land”
College Financial Aid Costs and Stats

Stuck in the Middle: How to Manage Financial Aid “No Man’s Land”

Anna Spooner Anna Spooner- September 24, 2019 0

Some folks find themselves in college’s “golden land” – they have plenty of financial assets to send their child to school. Other families are on ... Read More

12 Steps To Take If You Haven’t Saved Enough For College
College Savings

12 Steps To Take If You Haven’t Saved Enough For College

Tonya Holly Tonya Holly- September 24, 2019 0

Spring break is here, and our son’s senior year is almost over. We have spent most of high school exploring careers; plotting a path; comparing ... Read More

Financial Aid Paperwork From Hell
Finance

Financial Aid Paperwork From Hell

Kat Rowan Kat Rowan- September 24, 2019 0

There is one piece of my daughter’s college application process that is entirely mine, or rather, my responsibility to do with her. Insert doom and gloom music ... Read More

How to Pay For College When You Haven’t Saved Enough
Finance

How to Pay For College When You Haven’t Saved Enough

Judy Mollen Walters Judy Mollen Walters- September 22, 2019 0

  When my older daughter started the college search, we knew nothing about the financial side of things, other than that we had been saving ... Read More

5 Reasons to Challenge Financial Aid Offers
College Financial Aid Costs and Stats

5 Reasons to Challenge Financial Aid Offers

Road2College Road2College- September 19, 2019 0

The art of negotiating, when it comes to buying cars and homes, has been mastered  by many. However, when it comes to negotiating the price ... Read More

Five Criteria That Can Affect Your Financial Aid Appeal
Finance

Five Criteria That Can Affect Your Financial Aid Appeal

Mindy Trotta Mindy Trotta- September 16, 2019 0

How does one determine whether or not to appeal a financial aid award letter? Should I bother appealing a financial aid award letter? We asked ... Read More

Why Your EFC May Go Up This Year
Finance

Why Your EFC May Go Up This Year

Miranda Marquit Miranda Marquit- September 15, 2019 0

One of the big questions being asked right now in the Paying for College 101 Facebook Group is this: "Why is my EFC so high?" ... Read More

How Colleges Determine Need and Need Based Financial Aid Awards
Finance

How Colleges Determine Need and Need Based Financial Aid Awards

Road2College Road2College- September 14, 2019 0

If the idea of figuring out how to pay for college is keeping you up at night and even causing panic attacks, you’re certainly not ... Read More

How Much Will YOU Have to Pay for College?
Finance

How Much Will YOU Have to Pay for College?

Road2College Road2College- September 14, 2019 0

  Your child is not a senior, and you're wondering, "Why do I need to worry about tuition costs and estimating my expected family contribution? ... Read More