What I Wish I’d Known About College Costs
As a parent, I like to learn as much as I can from other parents who have already blazed the trail on a road I’m about to embark on. Why reinvent the wheel? Right? That’s one of the reasons Michelle Kretzschmar and I started a Facebook group (Paying For College 101), so families could learn from… Continue reading
Road Map To Cutting College Costs
Trying to figure out how to afford college? What you need is a Road Map to Cutting College Costs. It’s easier to figure things out when you have someone to show you the way! Our next master class starts Wednesday, June 7th. SIGN UP NOW What Will You Learn? We designed Roadmap To Cutting College… Continue reading
What’s The Difference Between Merit And Need Based Financial Aid?
College financial aid falls into two basic categories: need-based and merit based aid. It’s important to know the difference between the two. Merit based financial aid, also known as non-need based aid, is generally awarded based on some merit qualification. This can be academic, great grades or test scores; athletic, the ability to catch a football;… Continue reading
What is Financial Aid?
What is financial aid? The answer is obvious–money for college, right? Right! Of course, you probably realize that it can’t be as simple as that. And we’re sorry to be the ones to ruin a feel good moment, but saying college financial aid is simply money for college is about as meaningful as saying health… Continue reading