If college affordability will be a factor in your college planning, it is very important to bring this discussion into the process from the beginning.
Misconceptions about how financial aid and scholarships are distributed often leads families down a path that ends up with their child getting little (or even no) financial support for college.
Applying for aid may be one of the last in a series of application steps, but before that, families need to learn about college finances. Here are some of the most common myths about college scholarships and financial aid.
I can help families determine if they qualify for need-based financial aid and highlight those schools where students can expect to have their full need met or where merit scholarships are likely. The college lists and application strategies I develop with students will always reflect the financial parameters set by their families.