Many families plan for college and try to figure out how to pay for it on their own, but they end up making mistakes that cost them thousands of dollars. Here’s why it pays to work with a college financial planner who can help you avoid those mistakes and make your kids’ college dreams come true with a smart financial plan.
The latest data from the U.S. Department of Education shows what families in different income brackets really pay for specific colleges in all 50 U.S. states. Read my blog to learn about the newest numbers and how to access them.
Many colleges have made the SAT and ACT tests optional for admissions. Our resident mom blogger explains why this is a positive development for many students and why she’s encouraging her daughter to bypass college entrance exams.
I’ve never met a family that didn’t like the idea of paying less for college. Here’s how you can do it by starting with school data and using five smart strategies to find more generous and affordable schools, pay less, and even negotiate a better deal.
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.