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College Admissions News for the Middle of Winter

Time to be talking with your student about financial aid, college planning, campus safety and more.  By Anne Vaccaro Brady This week’s review of college-related news covers everything from how early to start college planning to what parents need to … Continue reading

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Understanding College Loans

Public v. private, student v. parent, here’s how to weigh your options. By Anne Vaccaro Brady The average college graduate leaves campus with $25,000 in student loans. When families exhaust their options—savings, scholarships and grants, many must turn to loans … Continue reading

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Comparing College Financial Aid Packages

Read those letters carefully to understand what’s really being offered. by Anne Vaccaro Brady With some acceptances in hand, your high school senior has probably started receiving the coveted financial aid package from those colleges. Though schools all work off your Free Application … Continue reading

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