How to Write an Effective Financial Aid Appeal Letter

By Westface College Planning | April 1, 2023

Your high school senior has finally received their financial aid award letter from their favorite college, but what happens if the package isn’t quite what you expected? Has something recently changed with your financial…

Making the Most of College Visits

By Westface College Planning | March 8, 2023

Hi Friend, March has arrived with spring on the horizon and we look forward to sunnier days. High school seniors are eagerly awaiting their final college acceptances and financial aid awards. By April 1st,…

8 Ways to Make the Most of College Visits

By Westface College Planning | March 1, 2023

This spring is an ideal time to start visiting some college campuses with your college-bound high school student. Your senior will be applying to colleges with deadlines as early as November 1st, so visiting…

How Juniors Can Prepare for College

By Westface College Planning | February 8, 2023
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Hi Friend, Happy Valentine’s Day! February is a great time to focus and start planning for the next steps needed to prepare for college. Seniors will be receiving college acceptance letters and financial aid…

10 Ways High School Juniors Can Prepare for College  

By Westface College Planning | February 1, 2023
A group of multi-ethnic high school juniors.

It is never too early to start preparing for college. For juniors in high school, now is a reasonable time to start thinking about college admissions, as this year is when they can really…

Student Loan Borrowers in Limbo

By Westface College Planning | January 8, 2023
Students and their teacher working on a project.

Hi Friend, Happy New Year! 2023 is upon us with the promise of a fresh start. Along with setting your resolutions, now is an ideal time to tackle those college planning goals which ensure…

Student-Loan Borrowers Remain in Limbo  

By Westface College Planning | January 1, 2023

Guest blogger, Beth V. Walker, is a wealth advisor with Carson Wealth Management, the founder of Center for College Solutions, and the author of “Never Pay Retail for College.” This article was originally written for ReThinking65.…

The Benefits of Community College & Student Loan Updates 

By Westface College Planning | December 8, 2022
Community College Sign

Hi Friend, December is here and with it comes the gathering of friends and family to celebrate together. As you prepare to settle in for the holidays, make sure you take the time to…