Appealing Your Financial Aid Award

If your first choice college offers everything you want but the price tag is making you cringe, don’t give up … Read More

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 … 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, … 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 … 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 … Read More

Financial Matters: Pre-College Legal & Financial Matters

There are a few legal and financial issues that should be addressed before your son or daughter goes off to … Read More

Learn the steps to stand out in an interview!

I’m excited to feature an article from Mark Efinger. Mark Efinger has 25 years of experience teaching public speaking and … Read More

Financial Matters: College Choices & Return on Investment

There are so many moving parts to a student’s search for the ‘right’ college – location, academic options, student services, … Read More

Financial Matters: Comparing Financial Aid Packages

If you’ve applied for financial aid and filed all the paperwork by the appropriate deadline, an award letter outlining a … Read More

March Madness

March Madness, the annual men’s NCAA basketball tournament, tipped-off this week with an estimated 70 million brackets filled out. Over … Read More

Financial Matters: Free Money vs Loans

If you’re the parent of a high school senior and you’re thinking about how to pay for college without going … Read More

Financial Matters: Tax Benefits for Education

Tax credits may be available to parents who pay higher education costs for their dependents. An education credit helps with … Read More

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