Tag: Paying For College

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
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

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

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- September 24, 2019 0

Spring break is here, and our son’s senior year is almost over. We have spent most of high school exploring careers; plotting a path; comparing ... Read More

College Fees & Expenses Beyond Tuition—A Game of Hide-and-Seek?
College Life

College Fees & Expenses Beyond Tuition—A Game of Hide-and-Seek?

Road2College Road2College- September 18, 2019 0

The acceptance letters and financial aid offers that will soon (hopefully) be lying before you on your kitchen table will send the signal to choose ... Read More

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

Cheree Edenfield Cheree Edenfield- September 13, 2019 0

  We learned many lessons through our journey of trying to help our oldest child finish college debt free.  Much of our plan was formulated ... Read More

Step by Step Guide: How To Apply For Student Loans
College Savings

Step by Step Guide: How To Apply For Student Loans

Road2College Road2College- September 10, 2019 0

When it comes to paying for college, the loan process can be confusing. There are a lot of options, but they are far from equal. ... Read More

Having a 4 Year Focus in a 1 Year World
College Financial Aid Costs and Stats

Having a 4 Year Focus in a 1 Year World

Anna Spooner Anna Spooner- September 9, 2019 0

  Right now, we have parents in our Paying for College 101 Facebook group telling us that they’re losing sleep. College admissions are difficult, but ... 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- September 7, 2019 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