College Admissions Decisions are Here – Now What?

Spring of senior year is an exciting, anxiety-ridden time for students waiting for college admissions decisions. Deferrals and non-admits are disappointing, seeing fellow students get accepted results in mixed feelings, and waiting for your own results is just plain hard.  … 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

10 Ways to Demonstrate Interest in a College

Once you’ve determined that one or more of the colleges you are applying to consider demonstrated interest in admissions, how do you make sure they know you really want to go there? It’s easy – below are some of the … Continue reading

How Important is the Priority Deadline for Financial Aid?

You may notice that some colleges give a “Priority Deadline” for applicants applying for financial aid. Most colleges put their Priority Deadline in January or February, but occasionally they will fall later. How important is it that you file before … Continue reading