Creating a Budget for College: 5 Easy Steps

By Westface College Planning | April 26, 2012

Creating a budget for college is a smart way to track what your costs will be, as well as how and when you plan to pay for school. You may already keep a monthly…

7 Creative Ways to Lower College Costs

By Westface College Planning | April 19, 2012

Figuring out how to cover college costs can be daunting. There’s tuition, of course, and when you start adding in books, fees, room and board, plus incidentals the total cost of attendance can rise…

To Appeal or Not To Appeal

By Westface College Planning | April 12, 2012

Whether or not to appeal financial aid award offers is a question many students face this time of year. Maybe the award offer was not as much as you anticipated, or perhaps your circumstances…

April 2012: Tips for Final College Selection & More

By Westface College Planning | April 5, 2012
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Greetings! Happy April! Now’s the time for seniors to start making decisions about which school to attend. What factors should they consider? Keep reading for some helpful advice from USNews. For those of you…

The Right Student Loan…For You

By Westface College Planning | April 5, 2012

Student loans have been making headlines lately, and for good reason. More than two-thirds of college undergraduates borrow money to pay for their education. The maze of options available to students can be confusing,…

Fox Business: Saving for Tuition vs. Retirement: Which is More Important?

By Westface College Planning | April 1, 2012

A couple of weeks ago, Fox Business posted a great article about saving for tuition vs retirement. Here’s what it said: After watching their retirement funds get pummeled by the financial crisis at the…

USNews: 5 Hints to Compare Financial Aid Award Letters

By Westface College Planning | April 1, 2012

Last year, USNews posted a fantastic article about factors to consider when making the final college selection. Here’s what the article says: It’s crunch time for families in the college selection process. The admissions…

An Investment in the Future

By Westface College Planning | March 29, 2012

We’re excited to announce that Westface College Planning is a sponsor of the Redwood City Education Foundation’s Benefit for a Brighter Future 2012! As we’re committed to helping parents through the process of making…