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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 ineligible for financial aid but hopefully appreciate the practice of “tuition discounting” – a different version of scholarships. I wrote...
College Applications- Scholarships? Where’s The MONEY???  $$$$ – It’s There!

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 – Misconceptions about Financial Aid & Scholarships

College Admissions – Misconceptions about Financial Aid & Scholarships

Greetings Students and Families, This is part II of our Spring series on Financial aid and Scholarships. LITTLE KNOWN FACTS ABOUT FINANCIAL AID AND SCHOLARSHIPS…. As an experienced university faculty and admissions committee member, let’s begin with a discussion of...
COLLEGE Admissions– INCREASING COLLEGE ACCEPTANCES  & COLLEGE SUCCESS with Early Planning

COLLEGE Admissions– INCREASING COLLEGE ACCEPTANCES & COLLEGE SUCCESS with Early Planning

Greetings Students and Families! To our high school seniors (’22), congrats to those accepted Early Decision/Early Action  and to those of you awaiting decisions, please don’t forget to keep tabs on your college admissions file. Sample of 2022 Early...
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 Applications- Scholarships? Where’s The MONEY???  $$$$ – It’s There!

WHEN, HOW AND WHERE DO I APPLY FOR FINANCIAL AID? FAFSA and the 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...