Making Sense of Award Letters

I have to be honest – this is my favorite time of the year. Not only because I get to see my students celebrate their acceptances, but also because I LOVE to evaluate financial aid award letters. Seriously. I wish … Continue reading

Why High Income Families Should Still Submit FAFSA

Financial Aid for a High Income Family Every year, I hear parents say, “We’re not bothering to submit FAFSA, because our income is too high to qualify for financial aid.”  This stems from one of the most unfortunate misconceptions about … Continue reading

Demonstrated Interest – Your Secret Weapon in College Admissions

Colleges consider many factors when deciding which students to admit; grades, test scores and course work usually being the most important. But they also consider other factors to help decide between applicants of similar academic stature. One of the most … Continue reading