Category Archives: College Financial Aid

Take Advantage of FAFSA Changes

An earlier filing date, easier access to your tax info and more.  By Anne Vaccaro Brady The Free Application for Federal Student Aid, better known as FAFSA, is required by almost all colleges to qualify for need-based financial aid including … Continue reading

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What Parents Want to Know About College Admissions

You asked and I’m answering your most pressing questions about applying to and paying for college. By Anne Vaccaro Brady Here are the issues stressing you out and my solutions that will hopefully provide you some relief. College Entrance Exams … Continue reading

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College News to Help with the Final Decision

By Anne Vaccaro Brady I’ve written several posts on how to help your teenager make a final choice on a college. But I’ve come across some articles and posts recently that add to the discussion, covering such issues as the … Continue reading

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Don’t Delay in Filling out the FAFSA

Filing financial aid forms early can help your student receive more money to pay for college.  By Anne Vaccaro Brady The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) became live on January 1, which means you should head over to … 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 for the Last Lazy Days of Summer

Advice and information for parents of college freshmen and high school students.  By Anne Vaccaro Brady For some parents it’s the first glance at a tuition bill when it suddenly registers that their child is going off to college soon. … Continue reading

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