How to Build a College Budget

By Westface College Planning | July 8, 2024

Hi Friend, It’s July! We hope you make some wonderful memories this Independence Day. As summer break continues, and as your student makes the most of their vacation, it’s also the perfect opportunity to…

A College Student’s Guide to Building a Budget

By Westface College Planning | July 1, 2024
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College is a period of significant change and growth for students. It marks the beginning of financial independence for many, requiring the development of effective money management skills. Creating a budget is essential for…

The Importance of Summer Jobs & Internships for Students

By Westface College Planning | June 8, 2024

Hi Friend, Happy June! Summertime is here and high school seniors are now graduating. Congratulations! All their hard work has paid off and now they can start focusing more on their next exciting chapter,…

6 Top Benefits of Summer Jobs & Internships for Students

By Westface College Planning | June 1, 2024
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As the season of sunshine and warmth approaches, high school and college students may find themselves wondering how to make the most of their upcoming summer break. While catching up on sleep and finding…

Understanding the Student Loan Grace Period

By Westface College Planning | May 8, 2024

Hi Friend, May 1 is usually celebrated as “National College Decision Day” – a time when colleges and universities request their accepted students to finalize their choice of school for the upcoming fall semester…

Navigating the Student Loan Grace Period: A Comprehensive Guide

By Westface College Planning | May 1, 2024

Following graduation, leaving school, or dropping below half-time enrollment, college students are granted a student loan grace period. During this time, borrowers do not have to make payments towards their student loans. This temporary…

Choosing a College Major

By Westface College Planning | April 8, 2024

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,…

Does Your Teen’s College Major Choice Matter In Admissions?     

By Westface College Planning | April 1, 2024

By Beatrice Schultz (Westface College Planning) and Lisa Marker-Robbins (Flourish Coaching) If you’re the parent of a college-bound teenager, you know all too well the mix of excitement and anxiety that comes with planning…