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

Student Loans: Why You Should Avoid Them

By |2017-04-12T12:17:36+00:00July 31st, 2016|Financial|0 Comments

College can be an incredibly expensive investment. With tuition costs consistently rising, it’s easy to think that student loans are the best answer when it comes to payment. However, many young people don’t realize that these loans can follow you around for decades, and can directly [...]

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. [...]

28 06, 2016

What can be done to lower your Expected Family Contribution (EFC)?

By |2017-04-12T12:17:36+00:00June 28th, 2016|Contribution, Financial, Funding|0 Comments

“This almost sounds too good to be true” Say some parents after I share with them just a few facts about the college funding process. Such as: Fact #1: $227.2 billion in financial aid was given out during the 2013-14 academic year. Fact #2: $19,075 per [...]

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 [...]