Category: Terminology

Colleges Say They Want Students With Passion, But What Does That Mean?
Behind the Scenes

Colleges Say They Want Students With Passion, But What Does That Mean?

Anna Seltz Anna Seltz- May 16, 2020 0

Sit in on any college information session and you will invariably hear the admissions representative say they are looking for students with passion. Not only ... Read More

The True Cost of College
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The True Cost of College

Road2College Road2College- May 14, 2020 0

  Remember when gas was less than $1, the only place to see movies was at the theater, and when you left your house no ... Read More

Parents Paying for College – What You Need to Know
College Admissions

Parents Paying for College – What You Need to Know

Sabrina Malone Sabrina Malone- March 28, 2020 0

“I don’t know anything!" "I’m so confused, I don’t even know what I don’t know." "Where should I start?” We hear this over and over ... Read More

Financial Aid Terms You Need To Know
College Financial Aid Costs and Stats

Financial Aid Terms You Need To Know

Suzanne Shaffer Suzanne Shaffer- October 10, 2019 0

For all families navigating the college admissions and paying for college process, it’s important  to know and understand the terms used during the financial aid ... 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

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

Common College Admissions and Financing Acronyms You Should Know
Finance

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

College Applications – “Early” Is The New “Regular”
Applications

College Applications – “Early” Is The New “Regular”

Road2College Road2College- September 16, 2014 0

  It is said that "the early bird catches the worm." However, more often than not, the second mouse gets the cheese!"   As college-bound ... Read More

Year End Strategies for Maximizing Your Financial Eligibility – Dec. 2013 Webinar
Terminology

Year End Strategies for Maximizing Your Financial Eligibility – Dec. 2013 Webinar

Road2College Road2College- December 16, 2013 0

On December 12th, Road2College hosted a Webinar with Fred Amrein, a nationally recognized college funding expert. Fred presented an overview for approaching the process of ... Read More

Accepted, Denied, or Just Beginning
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Accepted, Denied, or Just Beginning

Road2College Road2College- May 8, 2013 0

(We'll help you make sense of the process.) It's that time of year - springtime and college admissions notifications. Since our readers are parents of ... Read More

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