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Appealing Financial Aid Awards

on April 7, 2014 in Paying for College
Appealing Financial Aid Awards

Read this interesting article on appealing financial aid awards to learn more about how the process works (and does not work).

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Financial Aid Event: January 15, 2014

on January 7, 2014 in Alerts, Paying for College
Financial Aid Event: January 15, 2014

College Financial Aid – The Best Kept Secret in America (CFA402) Description: This course will enable participants to understand how the college financial aid system works, so they can use this information to lower their clients’ college costs. The formulas used to determine how families can qualify for financial aid will be reviewed, as well […]

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Scholarships

on November 1, 2013 in New This Month, Paying for College
Scholarships

It pays to do a search on each of your college websites to determine if there are scholarships that require individual applications or have early deadlines. While most merit scholarships are assigned based on a student’s college application and require no additional application, there are a few that are specific to a particular area of […]

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IECA Conference in Philadelphia Provides Valuable Information

IECA Conference in Philadelphia Provides Valuable Information

The Independent Educational Consultants Association (IECA) conference in Philadelphia provided a great opportunity to network with other independent educational consultants and tour colleges and universities in the surrounding area. The conference included some exciting and informative sessions, a few of which I will highlight below. Trends in Admissions: Many colleges are feeling the impact of […]

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