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…

Grammar Do’s and Don’ts

By Westface College Planning | March 22, 2012

When you communicate with a college, whether by formal application or emailed correspondence, you are adding to a picture of yourself. Think of each step as part of a job application. While you know…

How to Make the Most of College Campus Visits

By Westface College Planning | March 15, 2012

Are you planning to spend your spring break making college campus visits? Spring of junior year is a good time to check out the campuses on your short list, especially if you are considering…

Pros and Cons of Private Loans

By Westface College Planning | March 8, 2012

According to the College Board, in 2010 students paid for college with more than $235 billion in grants, scholarships and work-study programs, $8 billion in private student loans, and $104 billion in William D.…

March 2012: Smaller Out of Pockets Costs, Updating Your FAFSA & More

By Westface College Planning | March 5, 2012

Greetings! Happy March! For those of you with juniors or seniors in high school, you don’t want to miss out on the extremely valuable and timely information in my College Funding Workshops. My next…

Westface College Planning on Bankrate.com!

By Westface College Planning | March 5, 2012

Did you see Westface College Planning’s Beatrice Schultz quoted on Bankrate.com? 7 places to find financial aid for adults Young, unmarried students who have never done military service are considered dependent students, according to…

Higher Education and the Governor’s Budget

By Westface College Planning | March 1, 2012

Have you noticed that tuition rates for California college have been increasing steadily over the past 10 years? From 2008‑09 through 2011‑12, the state of California reduced funding for higher education by $2.65 billion.…