Understanding College Admissions in the COVID-19 Era

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The COVID-19 pandemic is leaving high school students and their families with a lot of uncertainty. The overarching question on everyone’s mind right now is: What will the recent changes mean for college admissions moving forward? In response to these questions, My Pathway to College and local colleague, Dori Middlebrook, hosted a webinar about … Read More

Appealing Your Financial Aid Award

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If your first choice college offers everything you want but the price tag is making you cringe, don’t give up hope; consider appealing your financial aid award. While colleges and universities won’t encourage such an appeal, the financial aid officers are empowered to make adjustments, if deemed warranted. To appeal, do the following: Do … Read More

Understanding the Net Price of College

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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, personal … Read More

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