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AWARD LETTERS - JUST WHEN YOU THOUGHT YOU???VE SEEN IT ALL

Posted on April 24, 2019 at 8:00 PM Comments comments (0)


Financial aid award letters can be complex and even deceptive in nature, but professional assistance is available to best understand your options.


In this case, not having an EFC on any of the award letters was not such a big deal to me, but can you imagine a family trying to understand which award is best without an EFC? Then to make it even worse, two of the colleges gave an itemized listing of their costs, while the other two only listed their tuition and...

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I Don't Believe In Playing the Lottery! Neither Do I Believe In Relying On Applying for Private Scholarships

Posted on March 13, 2018 at 2:50 PM Comments comments (0)

This is the time of year I get more calls for scholarships and scholarship lists. Why? Award letters are being sent out and parents are now finding out why it is important to plan early for college. The typical gap in funding not covered by the school is approximately $15,000 per year depending on the choice of school. This is what I refer to as the "Parent Deductible". This is a term coined by E. Brian Cox of College Funding Resources.


Despite having an amazing student that...

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