Archives for April 2013

Super Senior

The goal of college-bound students is to identify their major, take their classes and graduate in four years. Sounds simple enough, right? Well, that four-year plan is becoming harder and harder to achieve with some taking five or more years to graduate. These students are being called “super seniors,” students who are in their fifth year or later … [Read more...]

Leadership Training & ROTC Scholarships

Scores of incoming college students are unaware that the military is a source of financial aid to the tune of about $1 billion each year. The Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC) offers generous college scholarships in exchange for a very serious commitment. Most of these scholarships are awarded to high school seniors who go directly to … [Read more...]

April Newsletter 2013: 4 Reasons to Take a Gap Year & More

  Happy April! It is decision time for seniors! We are proud that Westface College Planning students have been offered admission and some nice award packages from numerous colleges including Beloit, Brandeis, Brown, Cal Poly, BU, Dominican, Chapman, Hampshire, Harvard, Johns Hopkins, Lewis & Clark, McGill, Middlebury, Redlands, … [Read more...]

Calculator: How Parents Can Use It to Figure Out How Much to Save

How often have you found yourself looking at your child and thinking, “How much will I need to save for their college fund?” Saving and investing for your student’s college education is quite literally a huge investment in his or her future. Among men, median earnings of four-year college graduates were 63% higher than median earnings of high … [Read more...]