Everyone loves the idea of free money for college, and scholarships are a great way to get it. But you also need to use the right strategies to increase your chances of success. Here are the 10 ways students and their families can improve their chances of getting need-based, merit-based and other types of scholarships.
Our kids are often influenced by their peers. But when it comes to deciding whether to go to college and which school to choose, a bit of peer pressure isn’t necessarily a bad thing. Our mom blogger explains how it’s been working with two of her kids.
When and how should you start planning for college if you have a high school freshman or sophomore at home? Our resident mom blogger offers up some quick tips and ideas now that her daughter is a freshman.
Things have changed with college planning over the past six months, and they’re continuing to evolve as colleges have begun their fall semester. Here’s an update on what’s changed and what students and families should be doing to stay on track.
Many parents assume that student loans are a terrible idea and a one-way ticket to massive debt. But that’s not the real story. Our resident mom blogger shares what she’s learned about student loans and how the right loans can help pay for college at a relatively low cost.