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Understanding Financial Aid Calculators

Hi Friend, It’s September!  Are you prepared for fall? As we ring in the new school year–whether high school or college–planning ahead remains a vital factor in staying one step ahead of the financial planning and admissions process.  The Department of Education has announced that the student loan repayment pause and interest waiver has been…

Changes to Financial Aid may Increase Future College Costs

Hi Friend, August has arrived and summer is beginning to wind down. As kids go back to school, some parents are starting to worry about how they’ll pay for college and some about how to start paying back outstanding federal student and parent PLUS loans.  The US government has paused payments on federal student loans…

Understanding College Funding

Hi Friend, Summer is a time for relaxation and adventures with family and friends. Time away from school is important for students and allows for a much-needed break. Summer is also a good time for your family to create a college funding plan. When it comes to easing the financial burden of paying for college,…

Federal Student Loan Interest Rates Up 1%

Hi Friend, June and summer are finally here. We want to wish our graduating seniors a huge congratulations!  There is more good news. With the current job market, your college graduate shouldn’t struggle to find a job after school. This can be an exciting and overwhelming time for recent graduates, but with proper planning and…

Do You Know How to Design a College Funding Plan?

Hi Friend, Happy May! The 1st of May was an important deadline for most students to select which college they’ll attend. Congratulations to those students who’ve taken this transformational step by choosing a college!  Are you a student who has been offered a place on the waitlist at your top school? The good news is…

Finding the Right School for the Right Price & Financial Aid Appeals

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. If your student’s best-fit college did not award them as much financial aid as you had expected or hoped for, it’s often worth a shot…

Maximizing Merit Aid

Hi Friend, March is here! We are all anticipating the arrival of spring and the longer days of sunshine. Along with dreaming of warmer weather, high school seniors are also anxiously waiting for their college acceptances and financial aid award letters. Few students pay the published tuition price at private colleges. Many private colleges provide…

Competing Financial Priorities Balancing College and Retirement

Hi Friend,  It’s February! Valentine’s Day is our opportunity to send love and say thank you for supporting us at Westface College Planning. Wishing you everything that makes you happiest, today and always.  If you’re a Senior, you may be starting to receive your college acceptance and financial aid award letters. At first glance, your…

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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…

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…