Archives for April 2014

AP Courses… Are They Worth It?

It's the time of the year again when high school students must decide which courses to take for the coming school year.¬† With college looming ahead, making wise choices is imperative in order to reduce time and money spent on college and to be competitive for scholarship awards.¬† But, does being "wise" mean that your student sign up for available … [Read more...]

Westface College Planning Awards $500 Grand Prize Scholarship

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

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 2014 Newsletter: College Meal Plans, FAFSA Confusion & More

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

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 $300.¬† … [Read more...]