March 2017 Newsletter It's College Acceptance Season! It’s March! I love this time of year. Every day I have the privilege to receive an email or phone call from my many excited clients as their sons and daughters receive college offers. The excitement also comes with trepidation of the impending expense for college. … [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.
Award letters are notoriously complex. They're riddled with finance terms and non-standard abbreviations. You're left thinking, "So what do I REALLY owe?" It's with good reason, but the process becomes far less convoluted when you break down the individual pieces. Master the formula. As you sift through these award letters, it’s important … [Read more...]
February 2017 Newsletter College Prices Hit New Record Highs in 2016! It's already February! 2017 is a new year, with new rules for college financial aid application deadlines and awards. Many colleges' financial aid deadlines are earlier than previous years! If you have a High School senior, and you have not yet … [Read more...]
Financial independence. It’s a tricky one. Amidst deadlines and term papers, why worry? Students should! Take some time to teach your student to navigate financial waters before they are on their own to avoid trouble with credit cards, overdraft fees and other tricky financial woes. Here are a few steps to take now, so you don’t have to … [Read more...]
January 2017 Newsletter Time for FAFSA & CSS Profile! Happy New Year! If you have a High School senior, and you have not yet submitted the FAFSA and CSS Profile to all their colleges, do it now! Most private college deadlines are before February 15th and this year, some were as early as January 1st. Everyone … [Read more...]