Do you have children that are college-bound juniors or seniors in high school?
If so, what is most important to you when you think about sending your child to college?
Whenever I ask this question of parents the answer is sometimes surprising. Completing their role as a parent is one.
But really as parents, we all want our children to obtain a sense of satisfaction and accomplishment and to fulfill their purpose in life.
Whatever is important to you personally about sending your child to college, we can help you realize your dreams of giving your student the best possible chance of succeeding in life.
Did you know that the average 4-year cost for a public university is $84,000 and a private college is $190,000 – per child?
What will the annual costs be when YOUR child is ready for college?
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Colleges have personalities, just like people do.
Some students learn by doing, others by reading. Some students like to be involved in class discussions; others do better by listening to lectures. Some colleges are by nature conservative; and some are in the middle and others lean to the left, just like people. At some colleges parties and sports are a big part of campus life while at others a big Saturday night is baking chocolate chip cookies and hanging out in the dorms discussing the meaning of life.
Some colleges are better equipped to prepare a student for a specific career like physical therapy, while others espouse the ideal of academic excellence along with a sense of responsibility to use one’s gifts for the service of others and the benefit of society.
When it comes to paying the bill, the question of financial aid is often asked and we can provide two things to make the admissions and financial aid process easier and more successful:
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Many students never take the time to explore scholarships, especially if mom or dad is footing the bill for college. There are scholarships available for anyone and everyone. This free guide will give you the top ten places to find scholarships for your college-bound teens.
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We perform and assess your student’s personality, skills and learning strengths to help them hone in on probable career paths and also provide you with a targeted list of schools based on your student’s academic, extracurricular activities, personality and the family’s ability to pay.
I know that most parents are concerned about how they are going to be able to pay for their child’s college expenses.
Do you have a plan for affording the cost of college without sacrificing your retirement savings plan?
Here is something you might not know: When it comes to paying for college, there are really two prices – one for the informed buyer and one for the un-informed. The fact is, the uninformed buyer of a college education generally spends thousands of dollars more than the informed.
When it comes time to send your child to college, will you be able to send them to the college that is the best fit for them? Or will you have to settle for the school that you think is the most affordable?
The good news is that I can help. I am now offering a specialized college-planning service that will help you become an informed buyer of a college education, thereby helping to reduce your out-of-pocket college costs.
You will learn the answers to these critically important questions:
- Will we have to pay the school’s sticker price?
- Are we candidates for financial aid at the school selected?
- How much financial aid could we expect?
- Can we increase our financial aid eligibility?
- Is our student eligible for merit-based scholarships?
- Are 529 College Savings Plans the right choice? Are there better alternatives?
- And More!
I can help you protect your hard-earned income and assets and help your child attend the college of their choice – and to keep you from paying one dollar more than necessary.
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