Phoenix College Fair 2016

August 29, 2016
Phoenix College Fair 2016 the BIG ONE! Go, meet recruiters, schmooze, gather information on the colleges and Demonstrate Interest! The Phoenix College Fair for 2016 is October 23 Sunday 11AM-3PM. Imagine filling out 100 plus+ forms. I’ve got writers cramps just thinking about it. At the upcoming Phoenix College Fair, almost 200 schools will be represented. Working […]

Phoenix College Fair 2016 the BIG ONE! Go, meet recruiters, schmooze, gather information on the colleges and Demonstrate Interest! The Phoenix College Fair for 2016 is October 23 Sunday 11AM-3PM. Imagine filling out 100 plus+ forms. I’ve got writers cramps just thinking about it. At the upcoming Phoenix College Fair, almost 200 schools will be represented. Working […]

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Flinn Scholarship Essay Prompts for 2017

August 29, 2016
Flinn Scholarship October 2016 for the 2017-2018 school year. The due date for the Flinn Scholarship application is Sunday, October 23, 2016, before the clock strikes midnight. for more info click this link http://www.flinn.org/flinn-scholars/the-scholarship/apply/ APPLICATION AT A GLANCE Forms that collect biographical and family data; information about current studies, extracurricular activities, honors and awards, and employment; Three […]

Flinn Scholarship October 2016 for the 2017-2018 school year. The due date for the Flinn Scholarship application is Sunday, October 23, 2016, before the clock strikes midnight. for more info click this link http://www.flinn.org/flinn-scholars/the-scholarship/apply/ APPLICATION AT A GLANCE Forms that collect biographical and family data; information about current studies, extracurricular activities, honors and awards, and employment; Three […]

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PLUS Loan, How, Who, What and How Much?

August 24, 2016
How to Apply for a PLUS Loan PLUS loans, PLUS loan repayment, If you’re a parent of a dependent undergraduate student or if you’re someone planning to attend graduate school, you’ve probably heard of the PLUS loan. The Direct PLUS Loanis a federal loan program that’s available specifically for these two groups of people to help […]

How to Apply for a PLUS Loan PLUS loans, PLUS loan repayment, If you’re a parent of a dependent undergraduate student or if you’re someone planning to attend graduate school, you’ve probably heard of the PLUS loan. The Direct PLUS Loanis a federal loan program that’s available specifically for these two groups of people to help […]

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10 best sites to look for scholarships

July 8, 2016
The 10 best sites to look for scholarships orignial article here http://www.hercampus.com/career/money/10-best-sites-look-scholarships With a new semester upon us and our bank accounts drained from holiday shopping and much-needed nights out, scholarships of any amounts can certainly come in handy. Here are the 10 best sites for searching for scholarship cash — along with one scholarship from […]

The 10 best sites to look for scholarships orignial article here http://www.hercampus.com/career/money/10-best-sites-look-scholarships With a new semester upon us and our bank accounts drained from holiday shopping and much-needed nights out, scholarships of any amounts can certainly come in handy. Here are the 10 best sites for searching for scholarship cash — along with one scholarship from […]

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Preferential Student Packaging

June 16, 2016
Preferential Student Packaging is a term you must know so you can get all the aid you can get. Colleges use financial aid to recruit and attract the students they want. This is called preferential packaging, offering more scholarships/grants to the students they want and “gapping” or under-awarding (offering more loans) to the students they […]

Preferential Student Packaging is a term you must know so you can get all the aid you can get. Colleges use financial aid to recruit and attract the students they want. This is called preferential packaging, offering more scholarships/grants to the students they want and “gapping” or under-awarding (offering more loans) to the students they […]

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Don’t have a college yet?

May 26, 2016
Don’t have a college yet? Here is a list of college that still have open seats for next fall 2016. http://www.nacacnet.org/research/research-data/College-Openings/Pages/College-Openings-Results.aspx Institution Name State/Country Freshmen Transfer Institutional Control Enrollment Financial Aid Housing Adams State University CO Yes Yes Public 1,000-4,999 Yes Yes Contact Info Aims Community College CO Yes Yes Public 5,000-9,999 Yes No Contact […]

Don’t have a college yet? Here is a list of college that still have open seats for next fall 2016. http://www.nacacnet.org/research/research-data/College-Openings/Pages/College-Openings-Results.aspx Institution Name State/Country Freshmen Transfer Institutional Control Enrollment Financial Aid Housing Adams State University CO Yes Yes Public 1,000-4,999 Yes Yes Contact Info Aims Community College CO Yes Yes Public 5,000-9,999 Yes No Contact […]

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Top 10 Do’s and Don’ts of Private Scholarships

May 25, 2016
Top 10 Do's and Don'ts of Private Scholarships Private scholarships are more readily available for you than you may think, especially in your local community. This is the first of a three-part series on Private Scholarships which includes many of the tips I used to give to my own clients to help them win thousands […]

Top 10 Do’s and Don’ts of Private Scholarships Private scholarships are more readily available for you than you may think, especially in your local community. This is the first of a three-part series on Private Scholarships which includes many of the tips I used to give to my own clients to help them win thousands […]

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College Leaves Financial Gap with Parents Holding the Ball

February 18, 2016
College leaves Financial gap with parents holding the ball A common practice that colleges use is not meeting the financial aid gap. So let’s say the Cost Of Attendance (COA) for one year at XYZ Private College is $60,000, let’s also assume the Expected Family Contribution (EFC) is $20,000. (The EFC is calculated through a […]

College leaves Financial gap with parents holding the ball A common practice that colleges use is not meeting the financial aid gap. So let’s say the Cost Of Attendance (COA) for one year at XYZ Private College is $60,000, let’s also assume the Expected Family Contribution (EFC) is $20,000. (The EFC is calculated through a […]

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Unintended Consequences of a Private Scholarship

February 14, 2016
Don't pan for gold in the wrong place! Before you and your student spend time and energy searching for that all powerful, all encompassing Private Scholarship, the FIRST thing you must do is find out what the college will do with the Private Scholarship funds. Will the college use the Private Scholarships to reduce the […]

Don’t pan for gold in the wrong place! Before you and your student spend time and energy searching for that all powerful, all encompassing Private Scholarship, the FIRST thing you must do is find out what the college will do with the Private Scholarship funds. Will the college use the Private Scholarships to reduce the […]

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What is the PSAT 10

February 11, 2016
What is the PSAT 10? The PSAT 10 is a practice SAT exam that debuted in the 2015-16 school year. It is aligned to the new SAT which meaning it has new SAT question types including evidence support questions on the reading. The scores will be on the same scale as the new SAT. The […]

What is the PSAT 10? The PSAT 10 is a practice SAT exam that debuted in the 2015-16 school year. It is aligned to the new SAT which meaning it has new SAT question types including evidence support questions on the reading. The scores will be on the same scale as the new SAT. The […]

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