There is no one-size-fits-all template for advising students, as each student has a different pathway. After a careful set of assessments, My Pathway to College will work to encourage, guide, and motivate your student to put his or her best foot forward in the college admissions process.

My Pathway to College takes the stress out of applying to colleges by breaking down the process into manageable timelines on how to discover, navigate, and explore a student’s pathway to college. Call My Pathway to College for a consultation meeting to determine which pathway package will be the best fit for your student based on his/her college and career interests.

 

Things You Should Know

Understanding the Net Price of College

Families often experience sticker shock when contemplating the cost of college, but it’s the net price, rather than the sticker price, that prospective students need to consider. Each college publishes the COA or Cost of Attendance at that institution. The COA includes room, board, tuition and fees, along with an estimate for books,... Read More

Cutting the Cost of College

As financial aid packages begin to arrive, families are faced with just how much college will cost. At many schools, self-help is up and gift aid is down. That means that colleges are offering less in the way of tuition discounts or grants, and expect families to assume a greater part of the... Read More

Merit Scholarships Make Private Colleges More Affordable

  In an effort to avoid losing students to lower-cost public schools, private colleges have been increasing merit-based aid in recent years, with a majority of private colleges awarding scholarships or grants based on merit. In 2018, the average institutional tuition discount rate reached a record high of nearly 50 percent among private... Read More

Financial Matters: Early Decision/ Early Action and Financial Aid

Early Decision is a binding admissions decision plan. In exchange for receiving an earlier admissions decision, students applying ED agree that, if they’re admitted, they’ll attend that college and withdraw all of their other college applications. Typically, Early Decision plans have deadlines in early November. Since ED is a binding agreement, students who’ve... Read More


 

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