A college degree is the second biggest family expense after the house - don't let it result in unmanageable debt for either you or your student. Follow my simple step-by-step process to avoid costly mistakes and get the maximum value for your education dollar. Save time, money and worry by following this guided course together with my coaching.
Learn Everything You Need To Successfully Plan For College
Paying For College 101
This foundation session provides a good understanding of the basics and sets your strategy going forward. The key take-away is a solid plan to follow, saving a lot of time surfing the net and avoiding expensive mistakes.
Get More Financial Aid
Use my custom calculator to figure your Expected Family Contribution. Then see how to get more financial aid for college or how a 'Tax Scholarship' can help. This module will help put money in your pocket.
Select Colleges You Can Afford
College selection has the biggest single impact on your eventual out-of-pocket costs. Learn the right way to evaluate and select colleges. Use 'Admission Strategies' to unlock the college's own money while getting offers from better schools.
Evaluate and Appeal Aid Awards
Understand your true out-of-pocket cost before you take the final decision on which offer to accept. Compare the aid award packages and evaluate if any should be appealed. How to prepare a successful appeal.
Paying for College 201
This critical session shows you how to best pay your share of the bills, making payments from the right sources so you keep any tax benefits. Look out over the entire college career as you finalize your plan of how to pay for college.
Best Student Loans
Protect yourself and your student from excessive education debt by understanding the different loans and which ones are best for you. Know the available consolidation and repayment plans, and what your payments will be.