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Student Loan Repayment Pause Extended to May 1, 2022

Hi Friend,It’s January! Happy New Year from all of us at Westface College Planning! Do you have any resolutions to tackle? Let’s make 2022 a financially fit year!A great Christmas gift was given to federal student loans borrowers! If you aren’t currently paying back your federal student loans, you just got another extension before you have to…

Studying in the UK Can Save You Time and Money

Hi Friend,  It’s December! There are many year-end college prep to-dos for families and students to wrap up. If you have questions or need help with your college funding plan, give us a call! Has your student considered stepping out of their comfort zone and studying in the UK? UK Universities can be a good choice for…

Good College Planning is Good Retirement Planning

Hi Friend, November is here! The holiday season is just around the corner. The past 20 months of the COVID-19 pandemic have been tough for many. The COVID 19 Emergency Relief Package has offered relief for students and families in the form of student loan interest forgiveness, tuition assistance and emergency grants. Check out StudentAid.gov for a list of…

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Are You Ready to File Your FAFSA & CSS Profile?

Hi Friend, Fall is here! For parents of high school seniors and college students, that means it is time to get your finances in order and file for financial aid. At Westface College Planning we can help! Did you know we offer services to submit the FAFSA and CSS Profile on your behalf?  If you live in…

Budgeting Tips For College Students

Hi Friend, Hurrah! The school year has officially begun! Students are busy with academic and athletic schedules. The return to a daily routine creates the perfect opportunity for families to prepare for filing the FASFA and CSS Profile on October 1. We are here to help you get your year off to the right start. We…

How Your House Can Impact Financial Aid

Hi Friend,  August is here! As the leisurely days of summer move into a bustling school year, we want to help make sure you and your student(s) are on an affordable college-bound path.  Is your student about to start their freshman year? Their first year of college is filled with new experiences that are both…

Thinking about a Canadian Degree?

Hi Friend, Happy Canada Day!  Attending a Canadian university can be an excellent choice for US students who are academically focused, independent, and looking for an international education close to home. If your student is considering this, Road2College highlights the advantages to getting a degree in Canada. While most students go to college to help ensure that…

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Student Loan Interest Rates Are Rising

Hi Friend, It’s June! Summer is here.  A warm congratulations to our graduating Seniors.  You did it!For our rising Juniors and Seniors, the college preparation process can be overwhelming. From campus tours to letters of recommendation to essays, you have a lot to keep track of. With so much to do, it’s hard to know where or when to…

College Decision Day Was May 1st. Congratulations!

Hi Friend, National College Decision Day was May 1st, congratulations to all those students who’ve made their choice! Although, May 1st has long been College Decision Day for countless colleges, deadlines in June or even later aren’t unusual. Students who do need additional time should reach out to the admissions office at their institutions of interest to confirm they…

Awards, Appeals, Waitlists & Final College Selection

Hi Friend, It’s April! Congratulations to all our seniors! College acceptances and financial aid offers have finally arrived. YOU get to choose your best academic, social, and financial fit college. Parents and students sometimes ask: Can I appeal my financial award? Yes, there is a process in place where you can appeal, and a financial aid…