Roth Conversions Could Affect College Financial Aid

April 26, 2010
Are you thinking about converting your 401k IRA to a Roth IRA. Roth IRA rules could surprise you. The Roth IRA contribution limits 2010 could severely affect your financial aid package. Here is an article: Financial advisors are finding that clients anxious to take advantage of loosened rules on Roth IRAs aren't anticipating a possible […]

Are you thinking about converting your 401k IRA to a Roth IRA. Roth IRA rules could surprise you. The Roth IRA contribution limits 2010 could severely affect your financial aid package. Here is an article: Financial advisors are finding that clients anxious to take advantage of loosened rules on Roth IRAs aren’t anticipating a possible […]

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Obama Signs Historic Health Care & Education Legislation

April 26, 2010
President Obama signed the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010, which delivered a significant down payment on the President’s ambitious agenda to make higher education more affordable and help more Americans earn a college degree. This legislation strengthens the Pell Grant program, invests in community colleges, extends support for Historically Black Colleges and […]

President Obama signed the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010, which delivered a significant down payment on the President’s ambitious agenda to make higher education more affordable and help more Americans earn a college degree. This legislation strengthens the Pell Grant program, invests in community colleges, extends support for Historically Black Colleges and […]

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What the heck does SAT stand for?

April 22, 2010
What does SAT mean, what does SAT stand for, what does SAT test stand for? At one point in history SAT used to stand for scholastic aptitude test which was created by CollegeBoard.com. It was believed that because this was an aptitude exam, you could not study to get a better score. Either you had […]

What does SAT mean, what does SAT stand for, what does SAT test stand for? At one point in history SAT used to stand for scholastic aptitude test which was created by CollegeBoard.com. It was believed that because this was an aptitude exam, you could not study to get a better score. Either you had […]

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Record low admitted-Harvard-Stanford-Yale-MIT- et all

April 20, 2010
Stanford received more than 32,000 applications to the Class of 2014, and admitted 2,300 students. Stanford Admits 7.2% - Record Low A record-low 6.9% of applicants were accepted to the Harvard College Class of 2014. Applications exceeded 30,000 for the first time ever, Columbia College received 21,747 applications total, up from 21,274 last year and […]

Stanford received more than 32,000 applications to the Class of 2014, and admitted 2,300 students. Stanford Admits 7.2% – Record Low A record-low 6.9% of applicants were accepted to the Harvard College Class of 2014. Applications exceeded 30,000 for the first time ever, Columbia College received 21,747 applications total, up from 21,274 last year and […]

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Who we know we are

April 18, 2010
Quoted on Good Morning Arizona as “local expert on everything when it comes to college.” People all across the United States turn to the premier college planning consultants in Arizona, which can be found at AZCollegePlanning.com, this website.

Quoted on Good Morning Arizona as “local expert on everything when it comes to college.” People all across the United States turn to the premier college planning consultants in Arizona, which can be found at AZCollegePlanning.com, this website.

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Student loan overhaul crammed into Obamacare

March 28, 2010
Are Feds robbing Peter to pay Paul? - Student loan overhaul crammed into Obamacare By J.D. Wyczalek (why-zall-ick) founder of AZCollegePlanning.com The big buzz is the health care bill, the Reconciliation Act of 2010 aka Obamacare. Packed tightly into those 2000 plus pages of convoluted lawyer-speak is the Student Loan Overhaul Proposal or SLOP for […]

Are Feds robbing Peter to pay Paul? – Student loan overhaul crammed into Obamacare By J.D. Wyczalek (why-zall-ick) founder of AZCollegePlanning.com The big buzz is the health care bill, the Reconciliation Act of 2010 aka Obamacare. Packed tightly into those 2000 plus pages of convoluted lawyer-speak is the Student Loan Overhaul Proposal or SLOP for […]

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More colleges turn to Common Application

March 25, 2010
Concordia, Columbia University, the U of Michigan and 22 other colleges and universities, will, for the first time, permit students to apply using the Common Application. As of July 2010, 414 colleges and universities will accept the application. Students find that the Common App saves time by reducing redundant entry and allowing them to easily […]

Concordia, Columbia University, the U of Michigan and 22 other colleges and universities, will, for the first time, permit students to apply using the Common Application. As of July 2010, 414 colleges and universities will accept the application. Students find that the Common App saves time by reducing redundant entry and allowing them to easily […]

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Obama’s Race to the Top vs. dropouts

March 15, 2010
President Obama desire is that America is once again the leader in college graduates. An educated society is a prosperous society. So why do kids drop out of college? Reasons range from homesick, finances and having the wrong expectations. Homesickness and feeling that you don’t fit in. It’s a whole new world out there, and […]

President Obama desire is that America is once again the leader in college graduates. An educated society is a prosperous society. So why do kids drop out of college? Reasons range from homesick, finances and having the wrong expectations. Homesickness and feeling that you don’t fit in. It’s a whole new world out there, and […]

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Reduce dropout rate & prep kids for college

March 10, 2010
We are with you Mr. President!  Steps to Reduce Dropout Rate and Prepare Students for College and Careers President Barack Obama highlighted steps his Administration will take to combat the dropout crisis and invest in strategies to ensure students graduate prepared for college and careers. President Obama challenged states to identify high schools with graduation […]

We are with you Mr. President!  Steps to Reduce Dropout Rate and Prepare Students for College and Careers President Barack Obama highlighted steps his Administration will take to combat the dropout crisis and invest in strategies to ensure students graduate prepared for college and careers. President Obama challenged states to identify high schools with graduation […]

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Try this one on for size, $550,000 in student loan debt

March 5, 2010
Try this one on for size, two college graduates racking up a mind numbing $990,000 in student loan debt. That a small breeze away from ONE MILLION DOLLARS! (I can hear Dr. Evil cackling http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cKKHSAE1gIs) I had report about 8 or 9 months ago that a law graduate racked up $270,000 in student loan debt […]

Try this one on for size, two college graduates racking up a mind numbing $990,000 in student loan debt. That a small breeze away from ONE MILLION DOLLARS! (I can hear Dr. Evil cackling http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cKKHSAE1gIs) I had report about 8 or 9 months ago that a law graduate racked up $270,000 in student loan debt […]

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