Test Prep Avenues for the ACT/SAT: Matching Budget to Student Type

By Online Media Source / May 4, 2022

This is a guest post from Alexander Chip of Top Score Education. If you like this content and want more like it, feel free to join our free workshop in…

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How to Help Your Student Create Their College List

By Online Media Source / April 21, 2022

This is a guest post from Kathleen Glynn-Sparrow and Greg Schneider of The College Coaches. If you like this content and want more like it, feel free to join our…

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How to Leverage Charitable Giving to Increase Financial Aid Eligibility

By Cooper Hanning / April 8, 2022

You make a good income. You save adequately. You like to give to charity, not just for the tax deductions (but it sure doesn’t hurt😊). How can you use all…

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How Families with High EFCs Can Save Money by Going to College Abroad

By Online Media Source / March 28, 2022

Watch the webinar on this topic. While it is a bit dramatic to call where to go to college the most important decision in a person’s life, it is certainly…

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Strategies for Sending Your Children to Private Colleges Despite the Higher Costs

By James L. Hicks, CFP / March 13, 2022

Go to College In-State, They Said As one of three children growing up in suburban Northern Virginia in the 1990s, my mother and father strongly urged us—well, commanded is more…

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Navigating Your Undergraduate Student Loan Options Wisely

By Tim McFillin / March 8, 2022

As of March 2022, most Americans have returned to some semblance of a normal work-life–“normal” being the operative word here.  Most of us are working remotely, in a hybrid setting,…

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What College Is Right for Your Child? Understanding the Concept of College Fit

By The College Funding Coach / February 22, 2022

Many students base their college lists on what their friends are talking about, their parent’s alma mater, or high-profile college sports on ESPN. This may be a decent way to…

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Consider Going Out of State for College

By Tim McFillin / January 31, 2022

This post was updated on January 31, 2022. It was originally published on August 14, 2019. In-State College Is Not Always Cheaper When I was in high school growing up…

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What Are Prepaid Tuition Plans?

By Jimmy Hicks / January 18, 2022

Updated on January 17, 2022. Originally posted on May 16, 2019. What is a prepaid tuition plan? A prepaid tuition plan is a type of 529 plan, not to be…

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Frequently Asked Questions By Puerto Rican Families Who Want to Send Their Kids to Stateside Colleges

By Jorge Gonzalez / December 14, 2021

Every year thousands of students graduate high school in Puerto Rico with aspirations of a Stateside college degree and the Stateside college experience. The college application process and college aid…

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