Tag: College Planning

Applying To College Isn’t Like When Mom & Dad Applied
Behind the Scenes

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

Lee Carol Cook Lee Carol Cook- October 21, 2019 0

I’m a former Director of Admission with college-aged kids of my own. Everyone needs to put aside what they think they know about how to ... Read More

A Mother’s Advice For Helping Her Children Avoid Student Loans
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A Mother’s Advice For Helping Her Children Avoid Student Loans

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 401Ks, remortgage our homes, pull from IRA’s, ... Read More

Avoid These Common College Application Mistakes
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Avoid These Common College Application Mistakes

Suzi Parker Suzi Parker- October 15, 2019 0

One of the most exciting times in a teenager’s life is when they decide to start applying for college. It also can be one of ... Read More

How to Get Your Student On Board With the College Application Process
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How to Get Your Student On Board With the College Application Process

Road2College Road2College- October 11, 2019 0

It’s time to apply for colleges, scholarships, financing and more…why does it seem like you’re the only one who cares? Your senior is facing their ... 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

When Should the College Process Begin?
Academics

When Should the College Process Begin?

Road2College Road2College- August 13, 2019 0

When should the college process begin? Most of us would like to live in the fantasy that it doesn't have to begin until your child ... Read More

How To Apply To College: A Mother’s Advice
High school to college

How To Apply To College: A Mother’s Advice

Debbie Schwartz Debbie Schwartz- August 1, 2019 0

Being a mother with a child going through the college process is a little like childbirth — while it’s happening it’s soo painful, but when it’s over ... 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

Seven College Planning Pitfalls To Avoid
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Seven College Planning Pitfalls To Avoid

Road2College Road2College- March 3, 2019 0

As a psychologist, I see many teens immersed in the college planning process. Unfortunately, the sequence of events that unfolds typically follows this well-worn path: ... Read More

What is the Academic Common Market?
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What is the Academic Common Market?

Road2College Road2College- February 13, 2018 0

    Is your student planning to study in a specialized field, but you’re concerned about the cost? In some cases, in-state schools don’t offer ... Read More