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When Two Children Head to College

Yesterday’s post, which explored the school options of a brilliant teenager from Wisconsin, generated many insightful comments from parents.  Here is the post: Should a Kid Borrow $80,000 for a Brand-Name University? If you missed the post or the comments, I’d urge you to check both out. To summarize, the teenager managed to get admitted […]

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Take the Financial Aid Quiz

How much do you know about college financial aid? Take this financial aid quiz to find out. 1. If your adjusted gross income exceeds $120,000, you won’t be eligible for financial aid at any school. A. True. B. False. 2. After receiving a financial aid package from a college, the amount can only be increased […]

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Simpliflying the FAFSA

It’s hardly news that the FAFSA is a pain to fill out. There’s been many calls in Washington to dumb down the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, but nothing has worked yet. The New York Times published a front-page story today on the latest calls to simplify the federal financial aid form. Reformers suggest […]

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