Archive for Preparing for College

January 2020 Newsletter

The Middle-Class Will Pay Any Price Dear Parent(s), For parents of a student planning on going to college in the fall, I’ve got some news. Fifty percent of parents will pay any cost to send their child to the college of their dreams. How much debt are you willing to go into to put your […]

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July 2019 Newsletter

Student Health Insurance Dear Parent(s): Most every college has a health insurance option for students. They automatically place a health insurance charge on your college bill. This is important to know, as you could end up paying for the school’s health insurance without realizing it if you do not closely review your college bill. If […]

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May 2019 Newsletter

Student Loans: Benefit to Burden Dear Parent(s), As recently as the early 1990s, most students did not take out college loans. Today, nearly 71% of students borrow to pay for college. The typical student borrower graduating with the class of 2015 left college with an average debt of $35,051, according to an analysis by […]

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March 2019 Newsletter

Let’s Break It Down Dear Parent(s), This is the month when the majority of financial aid awards arrive. The exception is the Ivies who send them the first week of April. Financial aid award letters can be confusing because there is no standard template for them. Parents and students are kind of left on their […]

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February 2019 Newsletter

The Awards Are In! Dear Parent(s), By now your student may have begun receiving financial aid award letters. Even if the complete award notifications are still pending, letters of admission oftentimes include scholarships based on the students academic achievements. So, it won’t be too much longer until you know just how much it will ACTUALLY […]

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