Decoding Financial Aid Letters

Financial Aid Letters are not all created equal. Find some strategies to compare apples to apples for each of your financial aid packages.


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Some jingle in your pocket?  

Would you like some cash in your pocket when you head to college. Read on. You are probably already developing skills and interests that can keep your wallet happy.


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Get to the Root of your Financial Aid Package

Financial aid packages are confusing. The line items can look innocuous but you need to look more closely at the underlying roots to learn the long term implications. Loans have varying (and variable) interest rates, work-study funds are not credited to your bill, and sometimes (but not always) there is a difference between academic scholarships and grant–to name a few of the complexities.


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Weighing your options with an objective advocate from Admissions 1

Admissions letters have arrived. Are you and your family weighing your options? Not sure which direction to go? Talk to the Admissions1 Professionals–your objective advocate in the college admissions process.


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Summer ‘to do’ list can provide a less stressful senior fall

Aah, summer time! But, there are a number of items that should be on your college ‘to do’ list right now.


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Senior Year 101: Reduce the Stress of the College Application Process in a Few Easy Steps!

Solid advice on how to get yourself (or your student) situated for a great start to the new school year and beyond…


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