How Much Do You(or Don’t) Know?

How Much Do You(or Don’t) Know?

Time to Search Google

There’s no escaping the fact that college planning and financial preparedness has gotten more complicated and overwhelming. If you google “college” you get 631 million hits. If you google “scholarships” and “financial aid” you get 50 million hits. No doubt there is a lot of information out there, but do you have the time needed to research it all? And how will you know if you’ve covered everything you need to know? 

The cost of college is a major investment and families need to become educated consumers. College costs have increased between 25-45%* over the past 10 years. And the average debt per student borrowing money is $23,800*. At Road2College, our mission is to be a premier source of unbiased information, educating you on the topics, language, and issues that are most essential in planning for your high school student. And it’s never too early to start. The earlier you start, the more you’ll be able to learn and absorb. Our goal is for you to be educated and prepared when the time comes to make important financial and academic decisions for you and your child. 

Our approach is simple and our writing is easy to understand. Each newsletter will focus on one topic and highlight essential pieces of information you’ll need to know. We’ll share links and recommendations to other reputable sources of information. And we’ll try not to communicate too often. Just often enough to get through topics we know will be important for you.

*source: College Board Trends in Higher Education 2012-2013

In this article:

Upcoming Event!

Upcoming Events

Similar Articles for You

College Grants for Women

12th Graders

College Grants for Women

Grants are a type of “gift aid,”or financial assistance. Unlike a student loan, a grant doesn’t need to be repaid.

How to Pay for College Without Loans


How to Pay for College Without Loans

One of the biggest factors in higher-ed planning is figuring out how to pay for college without loans. Here are

Stay Sane With These College Admissions Tips & Tricks


Stay Sane With These College Admissions Tips & Tricks

When you have a teenager, each new year of high school inches them closer and closer to graduation. And if

Become a Member

At Road2College you’ll find everything you need to make the admissions and paying for college process less stressful and more transparent.


Explore College Insights™ — your source for finding affordable colleges and merit scholarships.


Get coaching on admissions and college financing.


Join Road2College where parents and experts work together to inform and inspire college-bound families.