December 2016 Newsletter College Prices Hit New Record Highs in 2016! Happy Holidays! December is a wonderful month for connecting with family and friends, and also the month for year-end financial aid planning. With the new FAFSA two year look-back, it's parents of Sophmores who should have their financial aid plan … [Read more...]
Welcome to Westface College Planning
At Westface College Planning, we work with families to help you plan for and navigate the “paying for college” process.
If you are a typical parent with college bound students, you’re probably overwhelmed.
You want 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.
We teach you how to:
✓ Minimize your out-of-pocket expenses
✓ Maximize aid eligibility
✓ Understand the FAFSA & the CSS Profile
✓ Compare Public vs. Private Costs – Know the Facts
✓ Develop Best Practices for School Selection
Difficult questions and potentially expensive pitfalls are inevitable within the college planning process.
Whether your student is already in college, a senior in high school, or just starting their elementary school years, planning for college can never start too early.
Stafford loans, repayments, need-based aid, dependent status... Do these make your head spin? College finances can be a sticky--and confusing--endeavor. Fear not: We'll take out the scary parts of the biggest federal loan available: subsidized and unsubsidized Stafford loans. Traditionally, these are two most common forms of federal student … [Read more...]
November 2016 Newsletter Canadian Universities, Cheapest Out-of-State Colleges & More! It's November! The college application season is in full swing for seniors. For any seniors (or juniors) still looking to add some financially and academically 'safe' schools to their list, check out our Senior Scoop for … [Read more...]
October 2016 Newsletter It's FAFSA & CSS Profile Time! Greetings! It's October, the NEW Financial Aid month! When it comes to financial aid articles, the FAFSA is mentioned everywhere but the CSS Profile is often left out. Many families are not aware that "... if your child is considering any of the top … [Read more...]
September 2016 Newsletter Is Private Worth the Cost? It's September and Back to School Time for Everyone! As a parent of a college bound student, the decision whether to pay more for one college education versus another is daunting. This month's Featured Find discusses results from a CAPSEE report which challenges … [Read more...]