Category: Parenting

Pay It Forward: Our Road2College Community Members Share What They’ve Learned From Each Other
College Admissions

Pay It Forward: Our Road2College Community Members Share What They’ve Learned From Each Other

Amanda Holland Amanda Holland- December 14, 2021 0

The stories shared here were first published in our Paying for College 101 Facebook community. They’ve been edited for clarity and flow. The college admissions ... Read More

Are Ivy League Schools Worth It? A Father Shares His Advice
College Admissions

Are Ivy League Schools Worth It? A Father Shares His Advice

Patrick Nachtigall Patrick Nachtigall- November 17, 2021 0

This story was first published in our Paying for College 101 Facebook community. It’s been edited for clarity and flow. I went through the college ... Read More

Checklist for Setting Your High School Senior Up for College Independence
College Life

Checklist for Setting Your High School Senior Up for College Independence

Julia Lynn Rubin Julia Lynn Rubin- June 29, 2021 0

It may seem like only yesterday that your rising college freshman was beginning their high school career. My, how time flies! Now, they’re ready to ... Read More

Best Side Gigs for Parents to Pay for College
College Savings

Best Side Gigs for Parents to Pay for College

Hallie Underwood Hallie Underwood- June 22, 2021 0

Paying for college can be daunting. Ron Lieber, the author of The Price You Pay for College and a parent himself, tells Road2College: “As a ... Read More

Money Management for Teenagers
High school to college

Money Management for Teenagers

Karen Sosnoski Karen Sosnoski- June 8, 2021 0

As a mom, I’m learning that “the money talk” with teenagers is about more than money--it’s about family values, and recognizing that not everyone may ... Read More

Paying for College 101: College Financing Best Practices
High school to college

Paying for College 101: College Financing Best Practices

Aaron Long Aaron Long- February 26, 2021 0

Sending a child to college is never easy—financially, logistically, or emotionally—but going at it alone is even more difficult. To address these challenges, Road2College established ... Read More

A Message to Students Who Feel Like Giving Up on College
Parenting

A Message to Students Who Feel Like Giving Up on College

Sabrina Malone Sabrina Malone- January 29, 2021 0

Sometimes, it takes a village. This is a photo I snapped of the moment after my mom saw her first grandchild in his college graduation ... Read More

Bribery and the Scholarship Application Process
Applications

Bribery and the Scholarship Application Process

Karen Sosnoski Karen Sosnoski- January 28, 2021 0

On top of homework, extracurriculars, internships, or jobs, and the stress of deadlines, chores, and fitting in social activities, it’s no wonder some students are ... Read More

Mom Shares Lessons Learned From Son’s College Search
Costs

Mom Shares Lessons Learned From Son’s College Search

Road2College Road2College- January 23, 2021 0

We recently asked a member of our Paying for College 101 Facebook group to share her approach to finding the right college for her son, ... Read More

Read This Before Your High School Senior Commits to a College
Costs

Read This Before Your High School Senior Commits to a College

Sabrina Malone Sabrina Malone- January 21, 2021 0

You might be losing sleep worrying about how to afford your child’s higher education. Here’s some timely advice if you have a high school senior ... Read More