The Ins and Outs of Your Financial Aid Award Letter

By Mario Carannante / March 23, 2021

  Colleges are now mailing financial aid award letters to millions of college-bound students, and these students need to make their enrollment decisions by the May 1st deadline. Many students will have multiple offers, and families will need to decide which award offer is best. Here are a few things to watch out for when…

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8 Tips for Writing a Successful Financial Aid Appeal Letter

By Mario Carannante / May 6, 2020

Never Settle for Less than You Deserve Many parents look at the financial aid letter as the final say in what their child receives to help fund the cost of college. Few realize that if the financial aid package offered in the award letter isn’t everything you hoped for, you can appeal it. There is…

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College Decision Time is Near – Are You and Your Student Prepared?

By Mario Carannante / April 21, 2020

Thousands of students nationwide are in the process of making one of the biggest decisions of their lives: which college to attend. This means that parents are down to the wire on “confirming” their child’s decision, which too often depends on what they can afford. Although the net cost of a college degree is often…

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