Thousands of middle class students suffer with a tremendous lack of financial aid simply because their household income lies above normal need-based aid.
For those of you in this category, prepare for some amazing news! Governor Jerry Brown signed a California bill enacting the “
” (MCS) program.It will help support undergraduate students with up to $150,000 in family income beginning the semester of 2014-15. Otherwise, loans have been nearly inevitable, but the MCS will lend students within the middle class bracket more leeway.
Most parents are not financially prepared to enter the most expensive time period of their lives, covering their child’s college education. Our 1-hour workshops provide steps you can take right now to assure you understand the cost of attendance and how you can afford college without jeopardizing your retirement.
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It’s reported that up to 70% of FAFSA submissions contain errors or remain incomplete. This leads to delays and possibly refusal of obtaining student aid. Don’t let yourself fall into this category!
Senior Scoop: The 5 W’s to Buckling Down & Gearing Up for a Successful FAFSA
As we approach December, dressing Christmas trees with festive ornaments and enclosing presents in colorfully decorated wrapping paper, some muse about the upcoming year’s resolutions.
One in particular should rank high on your list, particularly for those orchestrating a smooth transition from high school to college: preparing for the FAFSA.
While the majority of parents are overly aware of the FAFSA and its benefits, some are entirely new to the world of preparing for college. So, what is the FAFSA?
FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) allows parents and students to submit a yearly application that leads to accessing and utilizing student aid money-grants, loans, and work-study, to name a few.
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If you are a typical parent with college bound students, you’re probably overwhelmed by all the research necessary to help your sons and daughters make the right choices and prevent overpaying for their education.
You are not alone!
Get the facts. Educate yourself to potentially save tens of thousands of dollars on a single college education. Parents of more than one child heading to college in the next few years, can save even more.
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