Category Archives: Financial Aid

Take Advantage of FAFSA Changes

An earlier filing date, easier access to your tax info and more.  By Anne Vaccaro Brady The Free Application for Federal Student Aid, better known as FAFSA, is required by almost all colleges to qualify for need-based financial aid including … Continue reading

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College News to Help with the Final Decision

By Anne Vaccaro Brady I’ve written several posts on how to help your teenager make a final choice on a college. But I’ve come across some articles and posts recently that add to the discussion, covering such issues as the … Continue reading

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Parenting Your High School Senior During College Decision Time

How to offer guidance without taking control. By Anne Vaccaro Brady With at least a couple of college acceptance letters and financial aid packages in hand, your high school senior knows decision time is looming. National Decision Day is May 1. … Continue reading

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College Admissions News for the Middle of Winter

Time to be talking with your student about financial aid, college planning, campus safety and more.  By Anne Vaccaro Brady This week’s review of college-related news covers everything from how early to start college planning to what parents need to … Continue reading

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Get Your High School Junior Involved with College Planning Now

It’s time to create a list of schools, schedule college visits, pick an SAT/ACT prep program and talk about money. By Anne Vaccaro Brady View image | gettyimages.com As your junior plows through the most demanding year of high school, … Continue reading

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Don’t Delay in Filling out the FAFSA

Filing financial aid forms early can help your student receive more money to pay for college.  By Anne Vaccaro Brady The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) became live on January 1, which means you should head over to … Continue reading

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