What is the Best Time to Submit College Financial Aid Forms?
There are a number of different pieces to the college application puzzle, and most experts will tell you the best preparation for your child’s college applications is to set up a timeline. Part of that timeline includes figuring out the best time to submit college financial aid forms. Here is some basic information on the […]Continue Reading
College Visit Checklist: What You Need to Look for When Touring a College
A college tour is a great coming-of-age experience for a child and an important part of the process of choosing the right school. If you’re at the stage of planning college visits, you want to do it the right way so that your child can get the maximum benefit. What do parents need to know […]Continue Reading
Paying for College: What You Need to Know About Making College More Affordable
One of the biggest challenges for a parent is figuring out how to afford college. Why is college so expensive? In today’s market, a good college may cost $50,000 a year or more! If your child is in high school, or even junior high school, you are probably already asking yourself questions like “how can […]Continue Reading
What Counts as An Asset for College Financial Aid?
When filling out financial aid forms, you can expect to be called upon to present an accounting of your assets. But what counts as an asset on college financial aid forms? And do assets from parents hurt a child’s financial award eligibility? Here’s what you need to know. What Assets Do Parents Need to List […]Continue Reading
Guide to Helping Your Child Choose the Right College
Guide to Helping Your Child Choose the Right College Choosing the right college is a big step toward your child’s future career. A “good fit” college gives your child the tools to succeed academically and the extracurricular activities to support a well-rounded college experience. That dream college also needs to fit into your family’s financial […]Continue Reading