Financial Aid News
March 24, 2018
A significant topic of discussion is, and should be, financial aid. You would be surprised how many students and parents hesitate at that, maybe too proud, not wanting to deal with the realities, or the desire to go to a particular school is so great that dollars aren’t even discussed, until late in the game.
January 6, 2018
This Washington Post article on financial aid and the misunderstandings that many families have is intensely time appropriate as many students begin to receive their financial aid award letters, make the decision on which college they are going to attend this Fall and how they are going to pay for it.
December 22, 2017
October 3, 2017
This one is terrifying to me. One of my families just relayed onto me that their students guidance counselor told them that this years FAFSA, 2018-2019, is based on their 2015 tax return. NO, NO, NO and NO!!!!
August 21, 2017
$43,234 X 4 = $172,936, that’s how much Suzy’s college education will cost for her to graduate from a four-year school. Think again!
December 12, 2016
College Financial Aid Forms: Are they REALLY Complete?
November 29, 2016
What is a Federal Direct Student Loan […]
October 3, 2016
After completing my certificate in College Admissions Counseling through UCLA, I began my practice, Signature College Counseling. I am a Professional Member of the Independent Educational Consultants Association (IECA), have guided over 200 families, and fully enveloped as a college admissions consultant, bringing students and colleges together.
April 23, 2016
January 20, 2016
December 10, 2015
November 16, 2015
October 19, 2015
FAFSA Mistakes You Can Avoid, Which Can […]
August 4, 2015
How Colleges Differ in How They View […]
July 17, 2015
Federal Financial Aid for College and How […]
May 4, 2015
April 20, 2015
Did you know that if you don't use all of the funds in one of your children's 529 accounts, you can transfer the remaining funds over to another one of your children, with no penalty nor tax implications, as long as it is used for qualifying higher education expenses?
March 24, 2015