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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Redesigned PSAT 10 Sample Test

January 7, 2016
Links to the Redesigned PSAT 10 Sample Tests with Answers PSAT 10 Practice Test PSAT 10 Answers andEexplanations Review the SAT question of the day along with practice with sample tests can increase your scores. Also review Module 2. This video shows you how to Beat the Test using specific strategies to arrive at the […]

Links to the Redesigned PSAT 10 Sample Tests with Answers PSAT 10 Practice Test PSAT 10 Answers andEexplanations Review the SAT question of the day along with practice with sample tests can increase your scores. Also review Module 2. This video shows you how to Beat the Test using specific strategies to arrive at the […]

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Obama’s impact of the Class of 2018 and beyond

October 27, 2015
A Chance to Boost Financial Aid for Today’s High-School Sophomores Wall Street Journal Article Strategic moves by Dec. 31 may help some families reduce the income to be reported on the Fafsa form for the freshman year of college A recent executive order changes the timeline for financial planning for a child’s college education. Here, […]

A Chance to Boost Financial Aid for Today’s High-School Sophomores Wall Street Journal Article Strategic moves by Dec. 31 may help some families reduce the income to be reported on the Fafsa form for the freshman year of college A recent executive order changes the timeline for financial planning for a child’s college education. Here, […]

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Christian College Fair 2015

October 9, 2015
The Chrisitan College Fair for October 2015, Arizona use this link to register http://www.myblueprintbarcode.com/Registration/StateSelect Scottsdale Christian Academy SCA 4400 N Tatum Boulevard, Phoenix, is hosting the National Christian College Fair from 6 PM to 8 PM see the website for more information (42 colleges will be in attendance!) And for those of you who live in […]

The Chrisitan College Fair for October 2015, Arizona use this link to register http://www.myblueprintbarcode.com/Registration/StateSelect Scottsdale Christian Academy SCA 4400 N Tatum Boulevard, Phoenix, is hosting the National Christian College Fair from 6 PM to 8 PM see the website for more information (42 colleges will be in attendance!) And for those of you who live in […]

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CSS Profile Colleges 2016 -2017

September 25, 2015
Participating Institutions and Programs The following colleges, universities, and scholarship programs use PROFILE, Noncustodial PROFILE, and/or IDOC as part of their financial aid process for some or all of their financial aid applicants. Please contact the institution for more information. If you  or your child is applying to any of these colleges, then the CSS […]

Participating Institutions and Programs The following colleges, universities, and scholarship programs use PROFILE, Noncustodial PROFILE, and/or IDOC as part of their financial aid process for some or all of their financial aid applicants. Please contact the institution for more information. If you  or your child is applying to any of these colleges, then the CSS […]

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Obama Announces FAFSA Change To Make College Aid Decision Earlier And Easier

September 17, 2015
Obama Announces FAFSA Change To Make College Aid Decision Earlier And Easier http://www.forbes.com/sites/troyonink/2015/09/14/obama-announces-fafsa-change-to-make-college-aid-decision-earlier-and-easier/  http://www.npr.org/sections/ed/2015/09/14/440283994/obama-makes-college-aid-application-earlier-and-easier The Obama Administration today announced changes to the Free Application For Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), the college aid form that millions of Americans complete each year to be eligible for federal and (sometimes) state or college based aid. The changes become […]

Obama Announces FAFSA Change To Make College Aid Decision Earlier And Easier http://www.forbes.com/sites/troyonink/2015/09/14/obama-announces-fafsa-change-to-make-college-aid-decision-earlier-and-easier/  http://www.npr.org/sections/ed/2015/09/14/440283994/obama-makes-college-aid-application-earlier-and-easier The Obama Administration today announced changes to the Free Application For Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), the college aid form that millions of Americans complete each year to be eligible for federal and (sometimes) state or college based aid. The changes become […]

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Phoenix College Fair 2015

September 11, 2015
Phoenix College Fair 2015 the BIG ONE! Go, meet recruiters, schmooze, gather information on the colleges and Demonstrate Interest! The Phoenix College Fair for 2015 is September 27 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. […]

Phoenix College Fair 2015 the BIG ONE! Go, meet recruiters, schmooze, gather information on the colleges and Demonstrate Interest! The Phoenix College Fair for 2015 is September 27 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. […]

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