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My Top 8 Podcasts For Parents of College-Bound Teens

Audio-PodcastFor a long time, I was a bit of a road warrior. Between 2003 and 2008, I owned an independent online textbook company that had to move inventory all over the midwest. I was in the car a solid two months of the year at one time. However, it after all that driving I fell in love with podcasts. I loved having constant content and making the most of my time on the road.  Many middle class families have long commutes to work, with free time to listen to college prep and advice on a range of topics related to their college bound teens. To help parents narrow down the content that will help their children succeed and pay for college, I have narrowed down my top eight podcasts on the topics of financial aid, scholarships, and admissions.

I Also Podcast each week, but am not on the list. Don’t get me wrong, it’s a great podcast, but I wanted to shine a light on who I listen to as well!

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How to Save Money By Selecting The Right College: WIU and The 4-Year Price Guarantee

The Fighting Leathernecks

This January 15th,  2014 episode we talk about college costs and how to make sure cost of attendance matches with total financial aid. We speak with Andy Borst (Twitter @WIUAndyBorst) regarding rising colleges costs, and how colleges and universities like Western Illinois University (twitter @WIUNews) are locking in rates for four years at a time to keep costs low for students.

Listen to the episode: [audio https://s3-us-west-1.amazonaws.com/cmmwordpress/Podcasts/episode14-3.mp3]

Download The Episode: Ep14-03 January 15, 2014

How To Keep College Costs Super Low By Moving Off Campus: JR’s Daily Two-Minute Financial Aid Tip

Todays Episode:How To Keep College Costs Super Low

Episode 46

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How To Keep College Costs Super Low: JR’s Daily Two-Minute Financial Aid Tip

Todays Episode:How To Keep College Costs Super Low

Episode 45

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How To Keep College Costs Super Low: JR’s Daily Two-Minute Financial Aid Tip

Todays Episode:Tips on How To Keep College Costs Super Low

Episode 44

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How to Ask For A Letter of Recommendation For Scholarship Application: JR’s Daily Two-Minute Financial Aid Tip

Todays Episode:How to Ask For A Letter of Recommendation For Your Scholarship Application:

Episode 43

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How to Choose The Right Recommender For Your Scholarship Application: JR’s Daily Two-Minute Financial Aid Tip

Todays Episode:How to Choose The Right Recommender For Your Scholarship Application

Episode 42

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