Blog

Westface College Planning Awards $500 Grand Prize Scholarship

PYW_2

On Wednesday, April 9th, Beatrice Schultz of Westface College Planning handed out a larger-than-life check as a grand prize for the Peninsula Young Writers 4th Annual Writing Contest. As part of Westface College Planning's mission to support local high school students as well as the community, we proudly represented ourselves as the primary … [Read more...]

Westface College Planning’s Twitter Listed in Top 10 Ranking

Twitter Icon

Last week, we were proud to be named by "The College Money Man" JR Vasquez as one of his Top 10 Twitter feeds under the umbrella of admissions, scholarship and financial aid.  He's consistently kept tabs on and re-blogged our guest-submitted posts on College Smart Radio. This is a snippet about us from his … [Read more...]

April Newsletter 2014: College Meal Plans, FAFSA Confusion & More

FAFSA Form

It's April! If you're the parent of a senior, your soon-to-be college student has received acceptance and award letters.  They will be making their tough final college choice this month. A not-so-tough, but important, next decision will be the sifting through the options for college meal plans.  This month's Senior Scoop describes a general … [Read more...]

A Buffet of Meal Plans for Hungry College Students

Bacon Wrapped Eggs & Arugula

Seniors:  Forget the sky-high costs of tuition and books.  What about food?  It's not only an ongoing necessity of human life, it often puts a substantial strain on your wallet. "Crunching" the Numbers As tuition rises, the cost of food follows the same path.  For the average single male or female, the monthly cost of food towers at around … [Read more...]

Tax Advantaged College Strategies

Luxury Tax Space on a Monopoly Board

Often times, college planning entails helping a family increase their opportunity to qualify for financial aid.  But what can be done for families who will likely NOT qualify for financial aid, given their income level and/or countable assets? Parents who are small business owners have additional college funding tools available to them that … [Read more...]