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Financial Aid and Scholarships

Colleges are great at saying, “We have hundreds of scholarships available!” But that just provokes more questions: What is need-based financial aid? How do scholarships work?

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Ask the Admission Office

The college search process is so exciting! But it can give you a little tummy trouble, too.  Here’s everything you need to know about college visits from a parent’s perspective.

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Build Lasting Relationships

Building lasting relationships is the key to a successful college experience. And it starts the minute your child sets foot on campus. Did you know that building relationships can also impact your college money outcomes?

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8 Important Questions to Ask Your Child’s School Counselor Right Now

College and career counselors are the unsung heroes of the college search process. They’re forthcoming about community-based scholarships, college prep courses and more. They’ve got a pulse on what’s going on at colleges and universities — because guess who talks to...

What I Wish I’d Written to My Mom Before the College Search

Hello! Here’s a guest post from my friend and colleague, Henry Khederian, who’s also a recent University of Michigan grad. He wrote a post-graduate letter about what he wishes he would have talked to his mom about during the college application process. Henry is a...

Get the Back-to-School Steps You Need to Know!

Everyone, you NEED this checklist. If you have a college-bound student (no matter what age!) and you're not sure how to launch the college search, get the free College Money Tips checklist. Check out the back to school college tips below. It's free! Click on the image...

8 College Admission Types (And the One that Works Best for Your Senior!)

It’s time for seniors to get that admission ball rolling, and now’s the time to start.  One of the things I wish would be easier to understand are the different types of admission available at all schools. (I also wish there was one standard financial aid award that...

Here’s How to Understand Room and Board — Quickly!

When you skim through lists of college costs, your eye often lands on room and board. What is room and board, anyway? To make it really simple, It’s the fancy way for colleges to say “sleep and food.” (I’ll break this out a little bit more in a sec.) Here are a few...
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