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How I conquered my guilt and saved on college costs

I vividly remember my feelings of guilt and fear when Rebecca announced her dream college.  It was a perfect fit for her in so many ways... except one.  That highly selective school was expensive and didn't offer any merit scholarships ...
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Do You Earn Too Much for Merit Scholarships?

There’s a lot of misinformation about merit-based scholarships. But the biggest myth is that you earn too much for your student to win merit aid. Parents don’t just believe they earn too much for merit-based scholarships. They know they earn ...
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How To Pay Less For College When Your Student Refuses To Do Scholarship Applications

Merit scholarships are a great way to pay less for college. But private merit scholarships aren’t the only way to use your student’s achievements and efforts to lower college costs. I was speaking with a mom today who shared that ...
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How High School Juniors Get Ready For the College Process

If you have a high school junior, no one needs to remind you that you’re heading into that exciting yet daunting world of college applications.   It probably seems unbelievable that you’re next in line to become “one of those parents” ...
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Community Service and Passion Lead to Success with College Process

 Pursuing a passion and community service involvement are a powerful combination for success with the college process...and a student’s enjoyment of the road to get there! Colleges want to know who your student is and how they will contribute to ...
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