Great advice on paying for college from a fantastic presentation to our families by Liane Crane of The College Dollar.
College thoughts pre senior that may help with the cost of college:
PSAT, Prepare a budget, 529 savings, Major money moves before 2nd semester junior year, AP classes, Don’t believe everything you hear.
The ultimate goal of college is to graduate with a degree that will drastically jumpstart a career. You should NOT borrow more for a college education than the anticipated first year salary.
Understand Financial Aid and your Student Aid Index (EFC) to know if you qualify for need-based aid. Cost of Attendance – EFC = Need. If no need, merit aid will help with the cost. Private scholarships only account for about 3% of tuition.
Merit scholarships are based on:
Know the value of your student to a college:
Strategies to keep college costs in-check:
How I help:
Liane Crane | 585-376-2585 | email@example.com
Masland Educational Consulting