U of A bait and switch or do they really want to help families

February 25, 2011
Phoenix – The University of Arizona in Tucson has hastily made a switch to include the CSS Profile financial aid form in addition to the FAFSA for some of its incoming freshman class. The website for the University of Arizona at https://financialaid.arizona.edu/IMpolicy has the details. However, the hasty decision to add this additional burdensome form […]

Phoenix – The University of Arizona in Tucson has hastily made a switch to include the CSS Profile financial aid form in addition to the FAFSA for some of its incoming freshman class. The website for the University of Arizona at https://financialaid.arizona.edu/IMpolicy has the details. However, the hasty decision to add this additional burdensome form […]

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SAT ACT Comparison Chart

February 21, 2011
  SAT ACT Comparison Chart ACT Redesigned SAT Math & Reading 2400-Point SAT Estimate (old model) 36 1600 2400 35 1560-1590 2360 34 1510-1550 2300 33 1460-1500 2220 32 1410-1450 2140 31 1360-1400 2070 30 1320-1350 2010 29 1280-1310 1950 28 1240-1270 1890 27 1210-1230 1830 26 1170-1200 1770 25 1130-1160 1710 24 1090-1120 1650 […]

  SAT ACT Comparison Chart ACT Redesigned SAT Math & Reading 2400-Point SAT Estimate (old model) 36 1600 2400 35 1560-1590 2360 34 1510-1550 2300 33 1460-1500 2220 32 1410-1450 2140 31 1360-1400 2070 30 1320-1350 2010 29 1280-1310 1950 28 1240-1270 1890 27 1210-1230 1830 26 1170-1200 1770 25 1130-1160 1710 24 1090-1120 1650 […]

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What is your window of opportunity

February 4, 2011
As a high school junior, there is limited time to mold the student’s extracurricular and school activities so they attract the attention of colleges and universities, not to get into college but to get aid.

As a high school junior, there is limited time to mold the student’s extracurricular and school activities so they attract the attention of colleges and universities, not to get into college but to get aid.

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Dastardly game colleges play

January 31, 2011
The games colleges play can cause havoc and stress on high school seniors and parents. One game that our local state college is playing this year is to send out a notice congratulating the student and offering admittance. However the letter goes on to state … to guarantee your spot, mail in a non refundable deposit […]

The games colleges play can cause havoc and stress on high school seniors and parents. One game that our local state college is playing this year is to send out a notice congratulating the student and offering admittance. However the letter goes on to state … to guarantee your spot, mail in a non refundable deposit […]

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President Obama sets major goals for education in America

January 27, 2011
President Obama sets major goals for education in America Posted: 01/26/2011 By: Brien McElhatten PHOENIX - In a state where only 75 percent of high school students graduate, those in the education community were closely watching President Obama's speech. Among the eyes watching in Arizona was Bobbie O'Boyle, Executive Director of the Arizona Education Foundation. […]

President Obama sets major goals for education in America Posted: 01/26/2011 By: Brien McElhatten PHOENIX – In a state where only 75 percent of high school students graduate, those in the education community were closely watching President Obama’s speech. Among the eyes watching in Arizona was Bobbie O’Boyle, Executive Director of the Arizona Education Foundation. […]

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Full Ride Scholarship, elusive or exclusive

January 19, 2011
Scottsdale - Hundreds of families strive for that exclusive Full Ride Scholarship and wonder how to get it. While some students attain fantastic financial aid packages, others are just left wondering. There are four things that must be done to get as close to the Full Ride as possible. Apply to the right types of […]

Scottsdale – Hundreds of families strive for that exclusive Full Ride Scholarship and wonder how to get it. While some students attain fantastic financial aid packages, others are just left wondering. There are four things that must be done to get as close to the Full Ride as possible. Apply to the right types of […]

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how to fill out financial aid forms and not get ripped off

January 2, 2011
Filling out financial aid forms can be daunting. Putting the wrong information can cause you and your student to lose thousands of dollars of financial aid. Now get expert help so that you can maximize your financial aid eligibility. The Financial Aid Boot Camp reveals the magic formula that colleges use to determine your financial […]

Filling out financial aid forms can be daunting. Putting the wrong information can cause you and your student to lose thousands of dollars of financial aid. Now get expert help so that you can maximize your financial aid eligibility. The Financial Aid Boot Camp reveals the magic formula that colleges use to determine your financial […]

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I hate the FAFSA!

January 1, 2011
Anyone can fill out the FAFSA form however, filling it out correctly that is another story. According to the Department of Education over 70% of these forms are submitted with some kind of error. Don't be a statistic! If you knew how to answer each question line by line and knew how to answer it […]

Anyone can fill out the FAFSA form however, filling it out correctly that is another story. According to the Department of Education over 70% of these forms are submitted with some kind of error. Don’t be a statistic! If you knew how to answer each question line by line and knew how to answer it […]

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It’s time to fill out the FAFSA, Aaaarg!

December 31, 2010
Have you heard of parents who just hate the FAFSA and out of frustration they end up giving up. There is hope!

Have you heard of parents who just hate the FAFSA and out of frustration they end up giving up. There is hope!

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just in time for FAFSA

December 30, 2010
On http://collegecompass.tv are how to videos that could save you tons of headaches and time so that you are not lost when filling out the most important of all financial aid forms. In the videos and the accompanying book I go over the financial aid form line by line and explain exactly what the question means and how to answer the question so that your student qualifies for the most financial aid possible.

On http://collegecompass.tv are how to videos that could save you tons of headaches and time so that you are not lost when filling out the most important of all financial aid forms. In the videos and the accompanying book I go over the financial aid form line by line and explain exactly what the question means and how to answer the question so that your student qualifies for the most financial aid possible.

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