Planning for college can never start too early.

If you’re 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’re not alone!

We’re here to help.

At Westface College Planning, Beatrice Schultz, CFP® teaches you how to:

  •  Minimize your out-of-pocket expenses
  •  Maximize financial aid eligibility
  •  Evaluate Cost of Attendance (C0A)
  •  Understand the FAFSA & the CSS Profile
  •  Compare Public vs. Private Costs – Know the Facts
  •  Develop Best Practices for School Selection

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How to Survive Paying for College

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Hi Friend, It’s April! This spring, the college decision timeline is very different due to the many FAFSA delays. High school seniors will likely start receiving their financial aid offers mid-April. As a result, the Department of Education is encouraging colleges and universities to extend their admission deadlines to allow…

Which Colleges Offer the Most Merit Aid?

Hi Friend, It’s March, and spring is just around the corner!  If you have a high school senior, it’s getting close to college decision time. March is typically when high school seniors start to receive their college offers and May 1st has always been decision day! This year colleges will…

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Are Scholarships Taxable?

Hi Friend, Happy Valentine’s Day! February is an excellent month to treasure your loved ones and your family’s finances. Completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is an important first step when figuring out how to pay for college. The new simplified 2024-25 FAFSA “soft launched” on Dec. 30 after…