Making the Choice on May 1, National College Decision Day.

Making the Choice on May 1, National College Decision Day.

Making the Choice on May 1, National College Decision Day. Media contacts: Kim Parros ,Parros College Planning, 734-649-2587, info@parrosfinancialgroup.com May 1 is known as National College Decision Day, as it is often the deadline for students to make deposits to attend the college of their choice. With so many students applying to more than one college, this day becomes even more important since students now have to pay their deposits to hold their spots. Before you make that deposit to y....

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Parros College Planning Featured in Bridge Magazine

Parros College Planning Featured in Bridge Magazine

The services that Parros College Planning offers appeared in a Bridge Magazine article written by Ron French entitled “Lack of college guidance keeps poor and rural students from applying.” This article addresses the challenge of college preparation and application for students who lack adequate guidance tools. The process of “grooming” students has become an increasingly important step in the college preparation process and Parros College Planning seeks to provide a set of services to h....

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Seniors: What to do When the Award Letters Arrive

Seniors: What to do When the Award Letters Arrive

Congratulations! Now that you know what colleges have accepted you, all you have to do is decide, right? Well, not quite. It’s April, which means the financial reality check should have (or will soon) hit your mailboxes. Financial Award Letters can be both confusing and disheartening after the dream school you worked so hard to get in to doesn’t award you as much as you had hoped. Understanding the Award Letter is the first step in deciding if, and how, to move forward with your college. To....

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Parents of Underclassmen and Middle School Students: Now is the Time to Start Preparing

Parents of Underclassmen and Middle School Students: Now is the Time to Start Preparing

For younger students who are just beginning to think about their future and applying to college, the thing on the minds of most parents is how to pay for the college their child might be dreaming about. This is where academics and extracurricular activities come into play. For many students the financial aspect has yet to cross their minds. Many of them don’t consider the financial implications of attending an out of state, private, or Ivy League university. Though parents fear the unavoidable....

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