Category: High school to college

Questioning College Admissions Madness
High school to college

Questioning College Admissions Madness

Mindy Greenstein, PhD Mindy Greenstein, PhD- November 20, 2019 0

After embarking on a whirlwind tour of six colleges in six days with my 11th grade son, I diagnosed myself with a new psychiatric condition —CAMP, or  College ... Read More

Bypass a Dream College To Graduate Debt Free
12th Graders

Bypass a Dream College To Graduate Debt Free

Road2College Road2College- October 27, 2019 0

  In 2006, I was accepted to my dream school, New York University. When I saw the financial aid package, I figured I would do ... Read More

Three Established Facts About College Selection From An Expert
11th Graders

Three Established Facts About College Selection From An Expert

Mindy Trotta Mindy Trotta- October 2, 2019 0

There are very few things that remain “static” about college these days: Costs seem to rise with each passing semester, interest rates on college loans ... Read More

Paying For A Brand-Name College Or Not?
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Paying For A Brand-Name College Or Not?

Sue Kawecki Sue Kawecki- September 28, 2019 0

  The Tale of Two Colleges—which one should you choose? A brand-name college with no offer for aid or a less prestigious university with an ... Read More

“Failure to Launch” Is Not A Label You Want For Your Child
College Life

“Failure to Launch” Is Not A Label You Want For Your Child

Susan Anderer Susan Anderer- September 27, 2019 0

A few years ago, there was a film in the theaters called "Failure to Launch." . It was a romantic comedy about an adult who ... 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

Seeing Our Child With Dyslexia Graduate
Freshman year

Seeing Our Child With Dyslexia Graduate

Kathy Radigan Kathy Radigan- September 22, 2019 0

In a few short weeks, my son will be done with his first semester of college. The semester has gone so fast. It seems like ... Read More

FERPA Waiver and Other Legal Documents College Students Shouldn’t Leave Home Without
High school to college

FERPA Waiver and Other Legal Documents College Students Shouldn’t Leave Home Without

Sue Kawecki Sue Kawecki- September 21, 2019 0

You’ve put down the enrollment deposit, completed the housing application, set up the necessary college bank account, and updated your child’s medical records. With all ... 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