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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.

Applying To College Isn’t Like When Mom & Dad Applied
Behind the Scenes

Applying To College Isn’t Like When Mom & Dad Applied

Lee Carol Cook Lee Carol Cook- October 21, 2019 0

I’m a former Director of Admission with college-aged kids of my own. Everyone needs to put aside what they think they know about how to ... 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

What You Need to Know About Applying for Early Action vs. Early Decision
Applications

What You Need to Know About Applying for Early Action vs. Early Decision

Miranda Marquit Miranda Marquit- September 27, 2019 0

Some colleges offer students the chance to apply for an early decision. On one hand, early decision can be a great way to nail down ... Read More

College Fees & Expenses Beyond Tuition—A Game of Hide-and-Seek?
College Life

College Fees & Expenses Beyond Tuition—A Game of Hide-and-Seek?

Road2College Road2College- September 18, 2019 0

The acceptance letters and financial aid offers that will soon (hopefully) be lying before you on your kitchen table will send the signal to choose ... Read More

Passing On My Top Lessons To High School Freshmen
Learn

Passing On My Top Lessons To High School Freshmen

Elana Golub Elana Golub- September 17, 2019 0

“If you could change one thing about your high school experience, what would it be?” I get this question more often than you might think, ... 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

It’s All About Grades
Academics

It’s All About Grades

Road2College Road2College- September 14, 2019 0

It's all about grades... (And Course Selection, the Right High School, and more!) Do Grades in High School Really Matter? The decisions your 9th or ... Read More

How Much Student Loan Debt is Too Much?
Costs

How Much Student Loan Debt is Too Much?

Suzanne Shaffer Suzanne Shaffer- September 12, 2019 0

If you have a student planning for college, you are probably aware of the current student loan crisis and the ramifications of student loan debt. ... Read More

Inside Scoop On Athletic Scholarships
Behind the Scenes

Inside Scoop On Athletic Scholarships

Matt Rogers Matt Rogers- September 8, 2019 0

    Families of student-athletes very often do not understand the intensity of competition for athletic scholarships.   When this happens, they require assistance to ... Read More