Deadlines are approaching

I'm procrastinating. I need to polish off the financial aid applications to all the schools where our daughter applied.  Instead, I'm writing this blog about it.  I figured some of you may be in my boat. The essays are written. The admissions applications were wrapped up two weeks ago.  But the sticker shock is still … Continue reading Deadlines are approaching

FAFSA: not an F-word anymore

FAFSA: Free Application for Federal Student Aid You've heard about it, but like so many first-time applicants, you don't want to do it.  Take it from this veteran parent:  you want to do this!  And they've made it easier in recent years, so read on and get ready. I hear many folks in the middle … Continue reading FAFSA: not an F-word anymore