The College Cost Gap – How Much is Your Gap?

Worried about gap between cost of college and what a family can pay

As a parent, you hope you can find a way to pay for college. With college prices rising rapidly, how much college will cost has become a commonplace worry these days. To ease this concern, many parents believe that if their child works hard, gets good grades, and scores well on tests, they will get… Continue reading

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What I Wish I’d Known About College Costs

What I wish I knew about college costs

As a parent, I like to learn as much as I can from other parents who have already blazed the trail on a road I’m about to embark on. Why reinvent the wheel? Right?  That’s one of the reasons Michelle Kretzschmar and I started a Facebook group (Paying For College 101), so families could learn from… Continue reading

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What To Know About Your Financial Aid Awards

Comparing Financial Aid Awards

If it’s past the deadlines for submitting college applications, your student is either waiting to hear about all their admissions and financial aid awards or you have them all and you’re deciding how to compare them.  At this point in the process, don’t overlook the following …. Make an “apples to apples” comparison of financial aid… Continue reading

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5 Scholarship Tips To Learn Before Your Student Is A High School Senior

Facebook Live Session Scholarship Tips For Parents

Don’t miss our Facebook Live session on essential tips parents need to know about scholarships. Our next Facebook Live session are Thursday 1/12 at 8:30pm (EST) and again on Sunday (1/15) at 8pm (EST).  If you’re the parent of a high school student, grades 9th – 11th, you’re probably looking for any possible sources of… Continue reading

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What’s The #1 Source To Find Money For College?

Parents looking for affordable colleges

  We Need Your Help….. Volunteer to get a free Custom College Money Report, listing colleges awarding your student the most money. See more details below….   We hear this from parents all the time……. “How can I afford college?” “My expected family contribution (EFC) is unrealistic” “What schools will give us aid?” We know… Continue reading

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