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February 2015 Newsletter: College Funding isn’t Only About Financial Aid & More

February 2015 Newsletter  It’s February! As we enter the month of Valentines, embrace your sweetheart, but don’t forget to share the love for an important significant other always present in your life: your finances. Our Featured Find discusses the incredibly high cost of college, emphasizing the point that “whether your child qualifies for financial aid or not,…

January Newsletter 2015: Ten Common FAFSA Mistakes, Taking a Gap Year & More

January Newsletter 2015  January marks the beginning of the FAFSA season.  It’s time to apply!  Every college has a different deadline.  Some are as early as January 15th.  If you submit your application as soon as possible, not only is it a load off your mind, but you’re also first in line to receive the…

Watch Your Step—But Don’t Be Afraid of a Gap Year!

Seniors: As you map out the timeline of your post-graduation time, have you considered the possibility of embracing a gap year? Commonly adopted by British and Australian students, a gap year promotes rejuvenation of the mind and time to align goals—specifically landing on a curricular and career path.  Benefits certainly lie in jumpstarting your college…

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5 Tips to Stay Organized with College Applications

We know the college application process can be overwhelming.  Different schools have varying requirements and deadlines, and it can be hard to keep track of what’s due when.  It’s essential to stay consistently organized and keep everything straight.  That way you can make 100% sure nothing slips through the cracks.  Here are 6 quick tips…

FAFSA Mistakes to Avoid

Top 10 FAFSA Mistakes to Avoid

Are you ready to file your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)?  Because the government and colleges give aid on a first come, first serve basis, it’s important to be submit as early as possible. Unfortunately, a single (seemingly harmless) mistake on your FAFSA can delay processing for weeks, moving your application behind the…

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…