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6 Ways to Cut College Costs

6 Ways to Cut College Costs

Wednesday, October 13, 2021

6:00p - 7:30p EST

Virtual Webinar


College planning can be an anxious and overwhelming process for parents, and the consequences of poor planning can leave children saddled with debt.


Parents are asking…


  • How am I going to afford sending my child to college?
  • Will my child qualify for financial aid?
  • What are the different kinds of aid available?
  • Will I actually have to pay the sticker price?
  • What's the best way to find the schools that offer the most aid?
  • What websites and tools exist to help me?
  • How do I determine if a school is worth the cost?


At this workshop, attendees will learn...


  • The 6 ways you can reduce college costs.
  • How to use a college's Net Price Calculator to find out what that college will actually cost.
  • The 5 sources of financial aid and which ones you should prioritize.
  • The Expected Family Contribution (EFC) number—how to find yours, and why it's integral to the financial aid process.
  • How grants and scholarships actually get awarded, and which ones are worth going after.
  • The difference between government and private loans and how to choose the best ones.
  • How to find a college's graduation rate and why it's crucial.
  • The truth about athletic scholarships and why they aren't always as desirable as commonly believed.

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