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When Planning for College Avoid These Seven Pitfalls
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When Planning for College Avoid These Seven Pitfalls

Gail Post Gail Post- June 3, 2020 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

FSA ID: What Is it and How Do You Create One?
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FSA ID: What Is it and How Do You Create One?

Road2College Road2College- May 4, 2020 0

  If you find the acronyms associated with applying for college aid confusing, you’re certainly not alone. However, understanding all the terms is a vital ... Read More

8 Financial Aid Mistakes to Avoid
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8 Financial Aid Mistakes to Avoid

Road2College Road2College- May 1, 2020 0

Figuring out what your child’s college will cost and how your family is going to pay for it are enough to keep you up at ... Read More

9 Tips to Help You Play the Financial Aid Game
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9 Tips to Help You Play the Financial Aid Game

Matthew Schwartz Matthew Schwartz- April 19, 2020 0

Over the last decade, the process of getting into college has become akin to playing a "game." The "winners" are good at understanding the rules ... Read More

How Two Students Successfully Appealed Their Financial Aid Awards
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How Two Students Successfully Appealed Their Financial Aid Awards

April Crehan April Crehan- April 15, 2020 0

It may not be as simple as marketplace haggling, but bargaining with your college’s financial aid office can be worth the hassle. Playing schools’ offers ... Read More

How to Pay for College Without Student Loans
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How to Pay for College Without Student Loans

Freelancer Freelancer- April 14, 2020 0

Here's the $1000,000 or quarter million dollar question depending on whether you're considering private or public colleges... Can you pay for college without student loans? ... Read More

The Best Colleges for Merit Aid
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The Best Colleges for Merit Aid

Suzanne Shaffer Suzanne Shaffer- March 27, 2020 0

For many families not eligible for needs based financial aid, figuring out whether a college is affordable, or not, means researching if a college offers ... Read More

Colleges With The Best Financial AId
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Colleges With The Best Financial AId

Suzanne Shaffer Suzanne Shaffer- March 25, 2020 0

If you have a son or daughter heading for college, you have certainly considered the cost.  Your child may have that dream college in their ... Read More

Save Early, Live Simply – Advice From Parents on Paying the Tuition Bill
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Save Early, Live Simply – Advice From Parents on Paying the Tuition Bill

Road2College Road2College- January 11, 2020 0

  If you live with a high school senior and you're going through the college admissions process, you know that each new month brings with ... Read More

Do You Know the Best Way to Use a 529?
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Do You Know the Best Way to Use a 529?

Road2College Road2College- December 28, 2019 0

Having money saved in a 529 for your child’s college expenses is a huge boon. However, it’s important to use the money the right way. ... Read More

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