Why an airline ticket is the same as college

September 21, 2010
The next time you are on an airplane, or see a commercial on TV for an airline, know that every passenger around you paid a different price for their seat. Some paid more, some paid less. College is no different.  In both cases, whether you’re buying an airline ticket or paying for college, the best and […]

The next time you are on an airplane, or see a commercial on TV for an airline, know that every passenger around you paid a different price for their seat. Some paid more, some paid less. College is no different.  In both cases, whether you’re buying an airline ticket or paying for college, the best and […]

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Expert reveals how to reduce what you pay for a college higher education.

September 20, 2010
Expert reveals how to reduce what you pay for a college higher education. Buy the best education for less than what you would be paying for second best or a third-rate college using closely guarded secrets the college financial aid department hopes you never discover. Do you want the best for your child but don’t […]

Expert reveals how to reduce what you pay for a college higher education. Buy the best education for less than what you would be paying for second best or a third-rate college using closely guarded secrets the college financial aid department hopes you never discover. Do you want the best for your child but don’t […]

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MTV prompts ads to promote finding financial aid ideas

September 16, 2010
Is this a marketing ploy or does the College Board and MTV really want to help find a solution? Here is an article by JACQUES STEINBERG a writer for the New York Times. MTV — Yes, MTV — Wants Your Financial Aid Ideas As the stern proctor of the hardly hip SAT exam, the College […]

Is this a marketing ploy or does the College Board and MTV really want to help find a solution? Here is an article by JACQUES STEINBERG a writer for the New York Times. MTV — Yes, MTV — Wants Your Financial Aid Ideas As the stern proctor of the hardly hip SAT exam, the College […]

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Eliminating a college based on the sticker price is bad advice

September 2, 2010
Eliminating a college based solely on the sticker price is just bad advice. The proper thing to do is position the parent’s assets and position the student so that they receive the most amount of aid. As an example, this last year one of my students who took my advice did extremely well. She applied […]

Eliminating a college based solely on the sticker price is just bad advice. The proper thing to do is position the parent’s assets and position the student so that they receive the most amount of aid. As an example, this last year one of my students who took my advice did extremely well. She applied […]

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what grade level is your writing?

August 30, 2010
Fear crept over the class room like an icy hand. The teacher’s lips moved but no sound could be heard as she wrote the assignment on the board. ‘Write an 800 word essay’. The groans of dissatisfaction were evident on every student in the class, save one. You. The kid with the ripped Misfits t-shirt […]

Fear crept over the class room like an icy hand. The teacher’s lips moved but no sound could be heard as she wrote the assignment on the board. ‘Write an 800 word essay’. The groans of dissatisfaction were evident on every student in the class, save one. You. The kid with the ripped Misfits t-shirt […]

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test anxiety, how to avoid it

August 27, 2010
With the new SAT and ACT test season quickly coming upon us, I found this information. A recent study showed 61% of students suffer from test anxiety. The SAT and ACT are *implied to carry so much weight that this unseen stress can jump on anyone’s back. To crack the SAT/ACT, become familiar with the […]

With the new SAT and ACT test season quickly coming upon us, I found this information. A recent study showed 61% of students suffer from test anxiety. The SAT and ACT are *implied to carry so much weight that this unseen stress can jump on anyone’s back. To crack the SAT/ACT, become familiar with the […]

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Is help on the way?

August 6, 2010
Financial Aid: Help Is on the Way Changes to big financial aid programs, including federal student loans and Pell grants, will make more students eligible and terms more attractive By Alison Damast Students taking out federal student loans will be confronted with a bevy of changes when they visit their school's financial aid office this […]

Financial Aid: Help Is on the Way Changes to big financial aid programs, including federal student loans and Pell grants, will make more students eligible and terms more attractive By Alison Damast Students taking out federal student loans will be confronted with a bevy of changes when they visit their school’s financial aid office this […]

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Does your college loathe your guts?

June 29, 2010
I write this with sadness because the fat cats at some universities are doing a disservice to its students. “You should have know, you should have read the fine print” these words are uttered in back rooms when they should be out in the open. Recently reported on CNN, a young man who did not […]

I write this with sadness because the fat cats at some universities are doing a disservice to its students. “You should have know, you should have read the fine print” these words are uttered in back rooms when they should be out in the open. Recently reported on CNN, a young man who did not […]

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Surprising facts about college financial aid

June 27, 2010
As the cost of college continues to skyrocket, you should take heart – if you plan properly, you won’t have to pay “sticker price” for your son or daughter’s college of choice. Here are some facts about college financial aid that could help you slash college costs: • Some Colleges Have More Money to Give […]

As the cost of college continues to skyrocket, you should take heart – if you plan properly, you won’t have to pay “sticker price” for your son or daughter’s college of choice. Here are some facts about college financial aid that could help you slash college costs: • Some Colleges Have More Money to Give […]

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Arizona state grants cut, now what?

June 26, 2010
The aftershocks from the previous economic tremor are still reverberating. Students and families that were banking on Arizona state grants are frantically searching for replacements. Students who are attending private colleges in Arizona seem to have been sheltered. The key is both positioning the student (to be a great college candidate using the AZCollegePlanning.com’s proprietary […]

The aftershocks from the previous economic tremor are still reverberating. Students and families that were banking on Arizona state grants are frantically searching for replacements. Students who are attending private colleges in Arizona seem to have been sheltered. The key is both positioning the student (to be a great college candidate using the AZCollegePlanning.com’s proprietary […]

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