Category: Costs

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

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

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

Debbie Schwartz Debbie Schwartz- 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

College’s Unexpected Fees
Costs

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

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

The True Cost of College
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The True Cost of College

Road2College Road2College- May 14, 2013 0

Here's How it all Adds Up - Tuition, Books, Fees, and More Remember when gas was less than $1, the only place to see movies ... Read More