When Choosing A School: Which Costs Less? Private vs. Public. In-State vs. Out-of-State.

The second in our series about mistakes people make when choosing a college. Don’t walk away from a school just because you think it might be too expensive.

Financial Aid Primer: #3. The Real Cost of College

Did you know college costs a lot more than tuition and room and board? When thinking about paying for college, you have to take it all into consideration.

Financial Aid Primer: #2. Financial Aid Acronyms and Terms

FAFSA. PROFILE. COA. What does it all mean??? Read further for some help in understanding the language of financial aid.

Student Loans By the Numbers

CollegeScholarships.org has a great new graphic that helps you think about the value (and the cost) of a college education. It’s definitely a great tool to help you conceptualize the costs, and to really consider whether it’s wise to take out a ton of loans to finance your undergraduate education. The folks there said I […]

College is an Investment: Choose Wisely

If you’re like most parents, you’ve begun saving money for college. You know what a huge investment college can be. But have you thought about about the investment in choosing the right college? Consider these facts: A college education is the biggest investment a family will make, aside from a home. The cost of attending […]