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NEWSLETTER – Edition 94

REVISITING THE NET PRICE CALCULATOR Have you completed the FAFSA? If so, you now know your EFC (estimated family contribution) and it's probably a good time to revisit the Net Price Calculator for the colleges on your list. Net price is a college’s sticker price for tuition and fees minus the grants, scholarships, and education… Continue reading NEWSLETTER – Edition 94

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NEWSLETTER – Edition 90

IT'S TIME FOR THE FAFSA FAFSA is the Free Application for Federal Student Aid. It’s the ONLY way to apply for federal student aid. Plus, it can impact the financial aid you receive from state governments and most colleges & universities. And don’t forget: It’s FREE to apply. The 2023-2024 FAFSA is the one that… Continue reading NEWSLETTER – Edition 90

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NEWSLETTER – Edition 39

DO THE FAFSA! FAFSA is the Free Application for Federal Student Aid. It’s the ONLY way to apply for federal student aid. Plus, it also impacts the financial aid you receive from state governments and most colleges & universities. And don’t forget: It’s FREE to apply. The 2022-2023 FAFSA is the one that the Class… Continue reading NEWSLETTER – Edition 39

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NEWSLETTER – Edition 38

THE FAFSA IS COMING! Yes, the FAFSA officially opens on October 1. That means that now is a good time to make sure that your family understands some key financial concepts: FAFSA, CSS Profile and IDOCSExpected Family ContributionTools – FAFSA4caster and College NavigatorCost of AttendanceNet Price CalculatorFinancial Aid – Merit vs. Need-Based; and why college… Continue reading NEWSLETTER – Edition 38

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NEWSLETTER – Edition 25

HAPPY $UMMER! It’s officially summer and I’m using this time to brush up on the various aspects of college financials. Of course, the biggie is FAFSA – or the Free Application for Federal Student Aid. It’s the application every family with a high school senior should plan to complete as soon as the portal opens… Continue reading NEWSLETTER – Edition 25

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NEWSLETTER – Edition 20

WHAT IS THE PRICE & HOW ARE YOU GOING TO PAY IT? This week, I completed a Financial Aid certification course offered by The Scoir College Network. Through my work at Scout, I want to make sure that every family understands these key concepts: Cost of AttendanceNet Price CalculatorFinancial Aid – Merit vs. Need-Based; and… Continue reading NEWSLETTER – Edition 20