College can cost upwards of $80,000 a year. Maximizing financial aid and qualifying for scholarships is critical. Here's how the system works.
Filling out the CSS/Profile: Your Guide
The CSS/Profile, like the Free Application for Financial Student Aid (FAFSA), it is used to determine how much money a college will offer you.
How to Research Colleges
Researching colleges systematically and carefully is critical to building a list that genuinely fits the student.
What Families Need to Know About College Financial Aid
Student loan debt in the U.S. now exceeds $1.5 trillion dollars. Parents and students need to know how college financial aid works.
Five Things Every Family Should Know About Paying For College
Many families don't think early enough about how to pay for college. But with a little planning, the challenge of paying for college is manageable.
Using Summer Wisely to Get Started on College Admissions
Summer vacation can be a moment to take a break after an intense school year. But it's also a time to really focus on college admissions and college planning.
Here's a great list of things parents and students can do over the summer!
Five Tips to Ace a College Admissions Interview
Some colleges require or offer the opportunity for students to have an interview as part of their college admissions process. Here's how to ace an interview.
Stay On Track for College Admissions Through the Coronavirus Pandemic
Get up-to-date information and resources to stay on track for college admissions amidst the changes caused by the coronavirus pandemic.
Financial Aid Award Letters: What You Need to Know
Financial Aid Award letters from universities are misleading and difficult to understand. Here's what you need to know about them.
Five Tips on Building a Realistic College Financial Plan
If you've got a student in middle or high school, here are five tips to help you get started on your college financial plan today!