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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, Somewhere in your college planning you  may have concluded you’re ineligible for financial aid but hopefully appreciate the practice of “tuition discounting” – a different version of scholarships. In this blog series I’ll help...
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 :  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 Admissions Planning — Joyful Discovery !  Ignore Rankings– Find Your Passion!

College Admissions Planning — Joyful Discovery ! Ignore Rankings– Find Your Passion!

Greetings Students and Parents, As we head into the holiday season- what should you be doing now? College Admissions Planning — Joyful Discovery ! College Admissions- It’s not really about rankings — but IF YOU INSIST: It’s not really about...
COLLEGE ADMISSIONS- YOUR APPLICATION – TEACHER RECOMMENDATIONS, HS TRANSCRIPTS & TEST SCORES

COLLEGE ADMISSIONS- YOUR APPLICATION – TEACHER RECOMMENDATIONS, HS TRANSCRIPTS & TEST SCORES

Greetings Students and Families, With  the 2021-22 Common Application and College Application process in full swing, you may also know by now that there are three required additional or EXTERNAL components to your college application.  Teacher and Guidance Counselor...