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College Applications- Scholarships? Where’s The MONEY???  $$$$ – It’s There!

College Applications- Scholarships? Where’s The MONEY??? $$$$ – It’s There!

Greetings, If you recently read my four-part series on financial aid, you may have concluded you’re not eligible for financial aid but hopefully appreciate the practice of “tuition discounting” – a different version of scholarships. I wrote...
College Admissions & Financial Aid – Part III of IV – How is Financial Aid Determined? FAFSA -CSS PROFILE ?

College Admissions & Financial Aid – Part III of IV – How is Financial Aid Determined? FAFSA -CSS PROFILE ?

When do I submit my FAFSA and CSS Profile? To receive financial aid, you must submit a FAFSA.  That form will link to your IRS returns.  This is a secure federal form and process.  I will explain what a FAFSA does for you later in this document. FAFSA does NOT give...
College Admissions & Financial Aid – Part II of IV – Is Our Family Eligible for Financial Aid? How to Pay for College?

College Admissions & Financial Aid – Part II of IV – Is Our Family Eligible for Financial Aid? How to Pay for College?

Greetings Students and Families, If you’re a Rising Senior (2021) it’s time to begin the college application process.  My clients  had been through a one-on-one brainstorming session with me and began writing their initial college core essay outline or first...
College Admissions- Financial Aid – Ignore the Sticker Price- Part I of IV

College Admissions- Financial Aid – Ignore the Sticker Price- Part I of IV

Greetings Students and Families, Whether you’re contemplating next year’s courses Selecting  High School Courses, Electives, AICE vs AP vs IB  as you begin high school, or you’re a Rising Senior (2021) starting the college application process, all...
College Admissions – When Will Colleges & Universities Reopen- What’s Online College & Undergrad Policies

College Admissions – When Will Colleges & Universities Reopen- What’s Online College & Undergrad Policies

Greetings High School and Undergraduate Students and Families, It’s been over five weeks since I wrote my first note with some practical guidelines for managing your academic year during the COVID-19 pandemic. Since that time, I’ve written close to a dozen...
College Admissions & Financial Aid – Part II of IV – Is Our Family Eligible for Financial Aid? How to Pay for College?

College Admissions Planning- HS Courses – Dual Enrollment– College FIT?

Greetings Middle & High School Families!   This is the third of a series on  High School Course Planning 2020-21   AP, IB, AICE  Academies were discussed in my previous two blogs: Today we focus on High School Students and Dual-Enrollment??!! If you want the...