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Learn what you need to know. College planning and financing is a complex, overwhelming process. The more you understand the process, the better you will be at navigating it. We're here to teach you the lingo, explain the costs, and educated you on important issues.

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

College’s Unexpected Fees
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College’s Unexpected Fees

Suzi Parker Suzi Parker- August 22, 2019 0

Like many parents across the country, Mike Mueller spent the summer helping his son, Jakob, prepare for his freshman year at Washington University in St. ... Read More

How Is Your FAFSA EFC Calculated?
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How Is Your FAFSA EFC Calculated?

Road2College Road2College- August 9, 2019 0

When you get into the world of college applications, the acronym “EFC” comes up constantly. Mostly you’ll hear parents bemoaning how high theirs is and ... Read More

What is the Difference Between a College and a University?
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What is the Difference Between a College and a University?

Anna Spooner Anna Spooner- July 13, 2019 0

We often use the words “college” and “university” interchangeably. We say, “Yes, I’m going to college,” when we mean that we’re planning to attend the ... Read More

Helping Your Deaf Child Prepare for College
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Helping Your Deaf Child Prepare for College

Debbie Schwartz Debbie Schwartz- April 22, 2019 0

Being deaf and heading off to college in the traditional way definitely presents a whole host of unique challenges. If your deaf child wants to ... Read More

How I Took Out $30K in Student Loans and Still Graduated College Almost Debt-Free
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How I Took Out $30K in Student Loans and Still Graduated College Almost Debt-Free

Road2College Road2College- March 25, 2019 0

My story begins like that of most high school seniors preparing to go to college. Not only did I have no idea where I wanted ... Read More

How Much Student Loan Debt is Too Much?
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How Much Student Loan Debt is Too Much?

Road2College Road2College- March 12, 2019 0

If you have a student planning for college, you are probably aware of the current student loan crisis. In the past, many families have allowed ... Read More

Why Does It Cost So Much To Go To College?
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Why Does It Cost So Much To Go To College?

Road2College Road2College- February 3, 2019 0

If you find that the cost of college is nearly giving you a heart attack, you’re not alone.   How Much Does College Cost? It’s ... Read More

Common College Admissions and Financing Acronyms You Should Know
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Common College Admissions and Financing Acronyms You Should Know

Road2College Road2College- December 4, 2018 0

The college admissions process can be confusing enough in its own right, but the conglomeration of acronyms and FAQs that parents and students are expected ... Read More