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It’s Time… Get the Facts on the FAFSA – Webinar (Jan. 14th @ 7pm)

Did you know up to 70% of the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) applications are either incomplete or have errors?  This causes delays in processing, or worse, denial of aid that should be approved?  Completing the FAFSA correctly can help you significantly lower the rising cost of college.  But if completed incorrectly, it…

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December Newsletter 2014: Is College Worth It? Athletic Scholarships & More

December Newsletter 2014  It’s December!  Before taking that first winter sleigh ride, set aside some time this month to review your college financial plan.  If you have a senior, it’s time to prepare for the FAFSA, which will be available in less than a month.  If you have a junior, only a few weeks remain to…

High Graduation Rates, High Price Tags

How do four-year graduation rates tie to colleges and acceptance rates? It should be safe to assume that degree of difficulty regarding acceptance would prove itself as a top-tier link, and that is certainly a factor.  However, another towers over that facet, proving itself as the stronger correlation: tuition. According to U.S. News Education, these…

November Newsletter 2014: How to Pay for College Workshops, PLUS Loan Caution, Get Financially Fit & More

November Newsletter 2014 It’s November, and we’re quickly approaching the much-anticipated holiday season! If you live near Davis or Belmont, get ready, because this month we are hosting “How to Pay for College” workshops in your neighborhood!  Everyone is welcome: Bring your friends and family!  Space may be limited, so please reserve your seat today. PLUS (Parent Loans for…

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Jump the Scholarship Hurdle with Automatic Merit Aid

Gasping for air as you reach for perfect scholarships?  Sounds dramatic, but the hunt for scholarships leads to an overdose of information and resources. As students sift through the thousands of offered by various companies, organizations, and private donors, they may very well feel akin to a drowning victim.  While it’s necessary to wade through…

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The Gravity of the CSS Profile: Why You Should Apply

Seniors: Get ready to complete the CSS Profile! While not as commonly used as the FAFSA, for those colleges that do use it, completing the CSS Profile boosts your qualification for more financial aid, and who doesn’t want some extra money toward their college fund? You may not realize it, but the CSS Profile is…