Category Archives: College costs

Finding Affordable College Textbooks

Spending a little time online can add up to big savings. By Anne Vaccaro Brady Now that you’ve moved on from the sticker shock of the college tuition bill, prepare for the jaw dropping cost of your freshman’s textbooks. Buying … Continue reading

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College Admissions News—the Planning Edition

Conversations to have with your student, tools for estimating college costs and more. By Anne Vaccaro Brady Whether you’re the parent of a high schooler or college freshman, you’re likely thinking about what’s next, because it seems like there’s always something … Continue reading

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News on College Admissions and Financial Aid

Insight on the Common App essay prompts, the basics of fin aid, athletic recruiting and more. By Anne Vaccaro Brady With college application season underway for high school seniors (yes, yours should have at least started the Common App by … Continue reading

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College News on Campus Visits, Majors and More

Plus the advantages of community college, why high school grades matter and student debit cards. By Anne Vaccaro Brady We’re hitting the time of year when high school juniors and even some sophomores begin taking campus tours, learning what colleges … Continue reading

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How Parents Can Save Money with a Child in College

These money-saving tips can help ease the burden of the tuition bill. By Anne Vaccaro Brady With your college freshman now settled in on campus, and the sticker shock of that first tuition bill behind you, now it’s time to … Continue reading

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