4 tools to Compare Offers and Help Families Successfully Appeal for More Aid

Your Aid Package is Based on What The College Thinks You Need Financial aid award letters have arrived! Families who have a clear understanding of their offers and then thoughtfully appeal for more financial aid money can receive thousands of dollars more in aid each year.  In an admissions season full of unknowns, schools are on the hunt …

4 tools to Compare Offers and Help Families Successfully Appeal for More Aid Read More »

Admission Expert Shares How to Save (big) Money on College by Retooling Your College List

What trends related to college admissions do you foresee post-pandemic? The biggie among post-pandemic admission trends will be a spike in permanently test-optional colleges. Many schools that stopped requiring SAT’s and ACT’s this year will continue these suspensions into next year or for a 2-to-3-year trial period beyond. Some colleges will make the SAT/ACT changes …

Admission Expert Shares How to Save (big) Money on College by Retooling Your College List Read More »

FAFSA Updates: All The Big Changes You Need to Know (2021)

2020 wrapped up with the passage of a $900 billion fiscal stimulus package and a $1.4 trillion government funding deal, which also included some long-awaited reforms to the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). There has been a lot of discussion about the rebranding of the EFC (Expected Family Contribution), but there are some …

FAFSA Updates: All The Big Changes You Need to Know (2021) Read More »