Tag Archives: college scholarships

Paying for College After Freshman Year

Where to find money for year two and beyond. by Anne Vaccaro Brady Yes, your family found a way to pay your freshman’s college tuition bill, which might have  included using one-and-done local scholarships, Grandma’s contribution to the 529 account … Continue reading

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Parental Etiquette During College Acceptance and Rejection Season

The importance of showing sensitivity during this exciting and frustrating time. Embed from Getty Images In these next few weeks and months, your student will learn which colleges she’s been accepted to and whether she received enough financial aid to … 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 for Back to School

Advice and tips on applications, college success, finding scholarships and more.  By Anne Vaccaro Brady Your college freshman has probably been on campus for at least a week, or your high school senior may just be starting classes, depending upon … Continue reading

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Solutions to College Rejections, Missed Financial Aid Deadlines and more

Plus expert advice on how to decide among college acceptances. By Anne Vaccaro Brady Spring brings a flurry of to-dos for college-bound high school seniors and their parents, including picking a school by National Decision Day on May 1. But … Continue reading

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College News on Financial Aid, Deferrals and More

Advice and tips to get you through the next steps.  By Anne Vaccaro Brady With applications complete and admissions responses floating in, there’s much to do for high school seniors and their parents over the next few months. Read on … Continue reading

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Study Abroad—Start Planning Early

Freshman year is a good time to begin thinking about this opportunity. By Anne Vaccaro Brady I’m a strong believer in college students taking advantage of study abroad programs. The chance to travel, soak up another culture, and experience life … Continue reading

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