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Applying to College Isn’t Like When Mom & Dad Applied
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Applying to College Isn’t Like When Mom & Dad Applied

Road2College Road2College- October 21, 2019 0

From a member of our Paying For College 101 group: I’m a former Director of Admission with college-aged kids of my own. Everyone needs to ... Read More

How to Avoid Student Loans: One Mother’s Advice
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How to Avoid Student Loans: One Mother’s Advice

Sabrina Malone Sabrina Malone- October 16, 2019 0

Many of us see no choice other than to take the Parent PLUS loans, cash-out or borrow from 401(k)s, remortgage our homes, pull from IRAs, ... Read More

College Campus Tour Red Flags: What to Look for on a Visit
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College Campus Tour Red Flags: What to Look for on a Visit

Suzi Parker Suzi Parker- October 8, 2019 0

A campus may appear to have it all. The best professors in a particular major. An active campus life. Beautifully, designed dorms. Championship sports.  That ... Read More

What’s it Like Attending Top Party Schools?
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What’s it Like Attending Top Party Schools?

Charlene Adhiambo Charlene Adhiambo- October 4, 2019 0

Should your student attend a “party school?" There comes a time during the college search process when a high school student and their parent must ... Read More

Three Established Facts About College Selection From An Expert
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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

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

Decisions, Decisions… Is the More Expensive College “Worth it?”
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Decisions, Decisions… Is the More Expensive College “Worth it?”

Amy Trinnaman Amy Trinnaman- April 11, 2019 0

For high school seniors and their families, April is critical mass for deciding on a college commitment, so it's a good idea to really start ... Read More

Is Your College List Balanced with Financial Safety, Match, and Reach Schools?
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Is Your College List Balanced with Financial Safety, Match, and Reach Schools?

Anna Spooner Anna Spooner- October 15, 2018 0

  Is creating a college list driving you crazy? You’ve done the college visits. You’ve seen the rankings. You’ve even looked into degree programs and ... Read More

College Admissions & Financing: Parents Offer Advice
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College Admissions & Financing: Parents Offer Advice

Anna Spooner Anna Spooner- July 23, 2018 0

When it comes to the difficult, complex parts of life, there’s nothing like getting advice from someone who’s been there. That’s why so many families ... Read More

What Are Tier 1 Schools and Are They Right for Your Student?
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What Are Tier 1 Schools and Are They Right for Your Student?

Road2College Road2College- February 8, 2018 0

Many families want to make sure that their student goes to a highly-regarded school, to get the best education available. As a result, they often ... Read More