7 10, 2016

Simple Things That Can Help Achieve a Scholarship

By |2016-10-07T11:33:30+00:00October 7th, 2016|Admissions|0 Comments

When planning for college, stressful things such as money and grades come to the front of your mind. After all, tuition costs have risen 1,120% in the past 30 years. Many people simply can not afford to pay for college out of pocket. While financial aid [...]

5 08, 2016

Will you get a fair financial aid award?

By |2017-04-12T12:17:36+00:00August 5th, 2016|Admissions, College, Contribution, Financial, Funding|0 Comments

Will you get a fair financial aid award? Well, the truth is, most families never find out. They’ll simply take what’s offered. As a result, many families will pay more for college than they need to, sometimes up to tens of thousands of dollars more. Unfortunately, [...]

31 07, 2016

5 Crucial Tips That Can Help You Improve Your SAT Score

By |2016-07-22T11:45:21+00:00July 31st, 2016|Admissions, College, SATs|0 Comments

While SATs are spread throughout the year, this is one of the hottest seasons. Many high schoolers are either taking their first test, sitting for the SATs, or improving upon previous SAT scores. No matter which situation you’re in, there are a few easy things you [...]

25 07, 2016

Could you use $19,075 per year in financial aid for your child?

By |2016-07-22T10:36:33+00:00July 25th, 2016|Admissions, College, Financial, Funding|0 Comments

Could you use $19,075 per year in financial aid for your child? For most families sending a child off to college, the answer is a resounding “YES.” You see – that figure – $19,075 – is the average annual aid package families have received when they [...]

19 07, 2016

How To Get Maximum Money for College If You’re Divorced, a Minority, Own a Business, Recently Unemployed, or The Parent of an Athlete

By |2017-04-12T12:17:36+00:00July 19th, 2016|Admissions, College, Financial, Funding|0 Comments

In this series I am going to talk about special topics or circumstances if your family situation doesn't fit into the "norm". What I mean by the "norm" is: married, average student, average grades, employed by a company (not your own), non-minority, etc. You get the [...]

15 07, 2016

How to Take Control of the College Funding Process and Get the Maximum Amount of Money for Your Child’s College Education

By |2017-04-12T12:17:36+00:00July 15th, 2016|Admissions, College, Education, Financial, Funding|0 Comments

In this blog, I am going to talk about two families - The Greens and The Smiths. Both families started out with roughly the same financial situation, and their children applied to the same colleges since they both had B averages and 1,650 on their SAT's. [...]

7 07, 2016

Pros and Cons for Early Admission to College

By |2016-07-22T10:18:52+00:00July 7th, 2016|Admissions, College, Funding|0 Comments

Congratulations! You just received your letter, you’re in! Or are you? More and more colleges are issuing what are called early decision, a promise of a slot, provided certain criteria are met. Here is the Wikipedia definition of early decision: a common early admission policy used [...]

23 06, 2016

What is the CSS Financial Aid Profile?

By |2016-07-22T10:13:29+00:00June 23rd, 2016|Admissions, College, Financial, Funding|0 Comments

There’s actually a SECOND form of financial aid you might be eligible for, which can be responsible for handing you a great education at an even cheaper cost. For most families, filling out the Federal Application for Student Aid (FAFSA) is one of the necessary pains [...]

21 06, 2016

What is your family’s college financial gap?

By |2016-07-21T17:05:18+00:00June 21st, 2016|Admissions, College, Financial|0 Comments

“Harry Gemuend allowed us the opportunity to have our son attend the college of his choice (Rollins College, a private school in Winter Park, FL) without the entire anticipated financial burden.” ~The Simpson Family, Ohio Before the Simpson family met me, their situation was a lot [...]

17 06, 2016

When is an acceptance letter not an acceptance letter?

By |2016-07-21T17:04:15+00:00June 17th, 2016|Admissions, College|0 Comments

Short answer, when it’s provisional. Some schools are practising something new called provisional admission, and it’s just what it sounds like. Let’s take a look at just what provisional admissions means – and what it can mean for you. Making a Provisional Admissions Program Work for [...]