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...]
Welcome to Westface College Planning
If you are a typical parent with college bound students, you’re probably overwhelmed by all the research necessary to help your sons and daughters make the right choices and prevent overpaying for their education.
You are not alone!
Get the facts. Educate yourself to potentially save tens of thousands of dollars on a single college education. Parents of more than one child heading to college in the next few years, can save even more.
At Westface College Planning we work with families to help you plan for and navigate the “paying for college” process. We teach you how to minimize your out-of-pocket expenses, maximize financial aid eligibility, understand the best way to navigate through the college selection process and prioritize your sources of college funds to protect your life savings!
The college planning process is full of difficult questions and potentially expensive pitfalls. Whether your student is already in college, is a senior in high school or just starting their elementary school years, planning for college can never start too early. Reserve a seat in one of our workshops to take the first step on the path to creating a clear college funding plan that will not jeopardize your retirement.
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...]
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...]
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...]
Get ready for a “game changing” system of learning that will soon replace the old model of the “credit hour” and “seat time”. Competency Based Education (CBE) is the next innovative initiative to reach higher education. CBE is a move to personalize learning – teaching degree seeking students what they don’t know and by-passing … [Read more...]