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College Admissions  – How and When Do I Apply for Financial Aid- FAFSA  – CSS Profile?

College Admissions – How and When Do I Apply for Financial Aid- FAFSA – CSS Profile?

  Greetings Students and Families WHEN, HOW AND WHERE DO I APPLY FOR FINANCIAL AID? FAFSA and the CSS PROFILE?? The process to apply for financial aid involves at minimum – filing a FAFSA and for most private colleges, a secondary form – a CSS Profile. FAFSA is a...
College Admissions – FINANCIAL AID – – IS OUR FAMILY ELIGIBLE FOR FINANCIAL AID? HOW TO PAY FOR COLLEGE?

College Admissions – FINANCIAL AID – – IS OUR FAMILY ELIGIBLE FOR FINANCIAL AID? HOW TO PAY FOR COLLEGE?

Greeting Students and Parents FINANCIAL AID – – IS OUR FAMILY ELIGIBLE FOR FINANCIAL AID? HOW TO PAY FOR COLLEGE? Are there “financial safeties”? The short answer is YES!! FINANCIAL AID ELIGIBILITY Many families make the mistake of concluding they aren’t eligible for...
College Admissions – FINANCIAL AID – – IS OUR FAMILY ELIGIBLE FOR FINANCIAL AID? HOW TO PAY FOR COLLEGE?

College Admissions – Understanding Financial Aid & Scholarship Eligibility

Greetings Students & Families First– congrats to all our students who have prepared and studied all year and are now ready to begin their AP exams. In case you missed my detailed note about AP exams- you can learn more here about their role in preparing for...
College Admissions :  How to Pay for College – SCHOLARSHIP RESOURCES, Financial Aid, FAFSA  & CSS Profile

College Admissions : How to Pay for College – SCHOLARSHIP RESOURCES, Financial Aid, FAFSA & CSS Profile

Greetings Seniors and Families, About a month ago I wrote a series of blogs to help you understand some of the mechanics of the FAFSA and CSS Profile- two forms that are typically required to apply for financial aid. In those blogs you learned about the two required...
College Admissions – Mistakes to Avoid – Part II of III

College Admissions – Mistakes to Avoid – Part II of III

    Mistakes to Avoid in College Applications and College Admissions Planning Greetings Students and Families This is the second installment of of three-part series on College Admissions Mistakes to Avoid. # 5 WRONG MAJOR- POOR “FIT” Don’t make...
COLLEGE APPLICATIONS– SENIORS ’22  WHAT TO DO NOW? UPDATE LETTERS, MID-YEAR REPORTS, GAp Year Planning

COLLEGE APPLICATIONS– SENIORS ’22 WHAT TO DO NOW? UPDATE LETTERS, MID-YEAR REPORTS, GAp Year Planning

Greetings Seniors (’22) and Families, First, please give a round of applause to our seniors and I offer heartfelt congratulations to students receiving acceptances thus far many including merit-based scholarships and invitations to Honors Programs!    Click to view...