Tag: Paying For College

Using a Home Equity Loan for College
College Savings

Using a Home Equity Loan for College

Anna Spooner Anna Spooner- July 7, 2020 0

  “How will we pay for college?” It’s a question that’s on every parent’s mind as their child approaches the end of high school. There ... Read More

12 Steps to Take if You Haven’t Saved Enough for College
College Savings

12 Steps to Take if You Haven’t Saved Enough for College

Tonya Holly Tonya Holly- June 24, 2020 0

This was our story... Spring break was over, and so was our son’s senior year...almost. We spent most of high school exploring careers; plotting a ... Read More

Home Equity Line of Credit: What You Need to Know
College Savings

Home Equity Line of Credit: What You Need to Know

Anna Spooner Anna Spooner- June 20, 2020 0

You may have heard that you can access home equity to help your student pay for college.   But... should you take out a home ... Read More

Pros and Cons to Using Home Equity Loans to Pay for College
College Savings

Pros and Cons to Using Home Equity Loans to Pay for College

Anna Spooner Anna Spooner- May 7, 2020 0

  You may have heard that tapping into home equity is a great way to bridge the gap in paying for college. Certainly, many families ... Read More

How Two Students Successfully Appealed Their Financial Aid Awards
Finance

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

April, the Cruelest Month In College Admissions
College Financial Aid Costs and Stats

April, the Cruelest Month In College Admissions

Amy Trinnaman Amy Trinnaman- February 23, 2020 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

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

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

A Mother’s Advice for Helping Her Children Avoid Student Loans
Behind the Scenes

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

Financial Aid Terms You Need to Know
College Financial Aid Costs and Stats

Financial Aid Terms You Need to Know

Suzanne Shaffer Suzanne Shaffer- October 10, 2019 0

For all families navigating the college admissions and paying for college process, it’s important  to know and understand the terms used during the financial aid ... Read More

How Do I Get My Financial Aid Disbursement?
Finance

How Do I Get My Financial Aid Disbursement?

Road2College Road2College- September 24, 2019 0

Your student has received their financial aid letter, committed to their chosen school, and now they wait. It’s an exciting time! Meanwhile, you’re probably setting ... Read More

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