The EFC Mumbo Jumbo

By Demetrius Doss / November 29, 2021

After giving hundreds of college funding workshops in schools around the country and online, one of the most frequent questions that parents ask is some version of the following: “In basic terms, can you explain all this EFC stuff?” It’s a simple question that should have a simple answer. Per the FAFSA website, the EFC…

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The FAFSA vs CSS Profile for Divorced Parents

By Demetrius Doss / November 29, 2021

This post was originally published on May 13, 2019. It was updated on November 29, 2021. Learn the Rules of the FAFSA and CSS Profile Back when I presented our college funding workshop in person, I could always count on one audience reaction: a multitude of very audible sighs once we started going through the FAFSA…

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Using the Equity in Your Home to Pay for College – Good or Bad Idea?

By Demetrius Doss / July 16, 2020

With the cost of college continuing to skyrocket, parents are now looking under every rock and hard place to try and find resources to pay for their student’s college education. One of these available options could be the equity in your home.  Some parents, especially those who realize their child will probably not receive need-based…

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