Scholarships

12 Things You Need to Know About Athletic Scholarships

I’m always amazed at how little players and their families know about athletic scholarships. Given that most of them have…

4 Reasons People Don’t Pick Affordable Colleges

There are over 1,600 four-year public and private colleges in the United States. And guess what, they don't all cost…

Pay Less for College By Focusing on These College Statistics

If you want to pay less for college, you need to pay more attention to college statistics. I’m sure many…

Largest College Endowments by State

Everyone wants to know if colleges are going to open next fall. Or rather if they are going to open…

5 Ways to Get Smart About College Softball Recruiting

(Updated for 2020) Looking for information on college softball recruiting is a frustrating experience. It seems that there are lot…

Colleges Most Likely to Meet Financial Need List

This is a list of over 200 colleges most likely to provide need-based aid (not based on academic merit) to…

8 Things You Should Know about College Net Price Calculators

When students start creating their final college list, smart families make sure they use the Net Price Calculator on all…

4 Easy Steps to Find Colleges for Potential Merit Scholarships

(For those looking for affordable colleges, I’m updating this post. Because I’ve updated the spreadsheet several times since I wrote…

5 Ways to Get Smart About Financial Aid Letters

After diligently reporting their families’ financial information as accurately as possible in the FAFSA under the threat of a $20,000…