What is the FAFSA and does it concern me?

What is the FAFSA and does it concern me?

At this time of year you and your college bound student will begin to hear about the “FAFSA” (if not already). But what is it and do you need to worry about it? The short answers: FAFSA stands for “Free Application for Federal Student Aid” and YES, you should fill out the FAFSA application. Now for the long answer… Many times folks don’t fill out of the FAFSA because they believe their income level is too high and their student will not qualify for need-based aid. However, the....

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Students are accepted into Ivy League and prestigious schools

Students are accepted into Ivy League and prestigious schools

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I did/did not get into my top choice school, now what?

I did/did not get into my top choice school, now what?

October means more than trips to the cider mill and Halloween; this time of year finds high school seniors nationwide checking their email regularly to see if they received acceptance into their top choice schools. But what do you do when you receive that acceptance letter or you don’t receive it? Let’s explore… If you got into your top choice school, congratulations, you have accomplished a great milestone! But in some ways, it’s really just the beginning. After the “acceptance cel....

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Navigating collegiate sports

Navigating collegiate sports

Tips for parents and students to play by the rules in navigating the collegiate sports recruiting process Media contacts: Barbara Fornasiero , EAFocus Communications, 586.817.8414, barbara@eafocus.com Kim Parros ,Parros College Planning, 888.590.3668, kim@parrosfinancialgroup.com Ann Arbor, Mich. --- Sept. 25, 2014 --- While many prospective college students focus on academic scholarships, there are also a large number of student-athletes that strive to play on a collegiate sports team. Ap....

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