Tag: Merit Aid

What is a National Merit Scholarship? Should Your Student Try?
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What is a National Merit Scholarship? Should Your Student Try?

Anna Spooner Anna Spooner- October 1, 2019 0

Of course you've heard of the PSAT, but did you know that the PSAT is more than just a prep test for the SAT? It’s ... Read More

What’s The Difference Between Merit And Need Based Financial Aid?
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What’s The Difference Between Merit And Need Based Financial Aid?

Freelancer Freelancer- August 1, 2019 0

College financial aid falls into two basic categories: need-based and merit-based aid. It's important to know the difference between the two.   Merit-based financial aid ... Read More

Stuck in the Middle: How to Manage Financial Aid “No Man’s Land”
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Stuck in the Middle: How to Manage Financial Aid “No Man’s Land”

Anna Spooner Anna Spooner- July 24, 2018 0

Some folks find themselves in college’s “golden land” – they have plenty of financial assets to send their child to school. Other families are on ... Read More

Advice From Parents: College Admissions & Financing
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Advice From Parents: College Admissions & Financing

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 we love our ... Read More

One Family’s Lessons For Graduating College Debt Free
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One Family’s Lessons For Graduating College Debt Free

Road2College Road2College- July 13, 2018 0

Today’s Guest Post is from Cheree Edenfield a member of our Facebook Group Paying For College.   We learned many lessons through our journey of ... Read More

College Admissions Myths: Pulling Back the Curtain
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College Admissions Myths: Pulling Back the Curtain

Anna Spooner Anna Spooner- July 10, 2018 0

          My father used to say, “If you are waiting for life to be fair, you are going to be waiting ... Read More

April, the Cruelest Month In College Admissions
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April, the Cruelest Month In College Admissions

Anna Spooner Anna Spooner- April 23, 2018 0

    T.S. Eliot said, “April is the cruelest month.” Ask any high school senior (or parent of one) and they’re likely to echo the ... Read More

How To Pay For College – Learn From Other Parents’ Mistakes
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How To Pay For College – Learn From Other Parents’ Mistakes

Road2College Road2College- March 20, 2018 0

The college admissions process (and the high school years leading up to it) are arduous and stressful, but we mustn't forget to appreciate how exciting ... Read More

5 Scholarship Tips For High School Seniors
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5 Scholarship Tips For High School Seniors

Matthew Schwartz Matthew Schwartz- January 12, 2018 0

When our children are growing up, we read fairy stories to engage them in a story that can teach them about the real world.  That's great ... Read More