I received this email from the College Board today. If you recently went through the college application and financial aid process with your student, it's not too late to find ways to reduce the financial impact of college for this kid or the next one(s). While AP testing is a great way to earn college … Continue reading
If you are like me, you remember this line from reading Shakespeare's Julius Caesar in high school. Fortunately for me, my friends are not the murderous type like Brutus. And you will be happy to know, I don't have warnings in mind today, just friendly reminders! Tax Day is one month away: Did you know … Continue reading Beware, the Ides of March!
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
Two weeks ago I wrote a bit about the FAFSA to help nudge fellow parents who were procrastinating or thinking it wasn't necessary in their situation to look into the Free Application for Federal Student Aid. Today I want to go another step down the financial aid road and tell you a bit about the … Continue reading CSS Profile: no, it’s not a crime show
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