EFC

5 Crucial Items Missing from Your College Comparison Spreadsheet

A college comparison spreadsheet is really the most effective way to narrow your list of colleges you want to actually…

2 months ago

5 Financial Aid Strategies Parents of Sophomores Need to Know Before the Spring Semester

Parents of sophomores need to know that their students’ college financial aid awards will be calculated on the base year…

2 months ago

The EFC Chart: Understand How Much You’ll Pay for College

Troy Onink used to provide a Federal FAFSA EFC Chart until he passed away in 2018. His chart is still…

4 months ago

28 Free Resources for FAFSA Help

Why should you care about FAFSA help? In case you haven’t heard, the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)…

4 months ago

15 Things Parents of High School Freshmen Must Know NOW About Preparing for College!

As the parents of college freshmen drove home from dropping their kids off at college, many had to be thinking…

4 months ago

10 Avoidable Mistakes Parents Make that Increase Student Debt

We have all heard the horror stories of college graduates with staggering debt and little hope of repaying it before…

5 months ago

Beware of Best Colleges Lists

Recently I was profiling Saint Michael's College in Vermont and learned about their Ski and Ride program for students. They…

7 months ago

5 Reasons to Know Your EFC Before You Even Apply to College

Too many people think that your Expected Family Contribution (EFC) is something that you worry about when you apply for financial aid–if…

8 months ago

4 Reasons People Don’t Pick Affordable Colleges

There are over 1,600 four-year public and private colleges in the United States. And guess what, they don’t all cost…

8 months ago