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Area parents of high schoolers are invited to attend this FREE Exclusive College Admissions and Financial Aid Planning Workshop taking place on Thursday, February 18th, 2016 at 6:30 p.m. at the Gayton Branch Public Library.
This informative workshop is designed specifically to help parents manage the stress of college planning by helping them better understand the overwhelming admissions and financial aid process. The presentation will highlight financial aid facts as well as college funding strategies and insights focused on enhancing students' admission and financial aid eligibility.
Topics covered include an overview of the FAFSA form and other information needed to help parents get ahead of the competition by learning how to qualify for merit and need-based financial aid, with the goal of paying for college with as little out of pocket costs as possible.
Additionally, you will learn a number of helpful tips that will help your family lay the proper foundation for successful college planning, including:
What financial assets are and are NOT taken into consideration when the U.S. Department of Education calculates your Estimated Family Contribution.
When you should file all the necessary financial aid forms to put your family in position to achieve the best financial aid award packages.
Where you and student should focus your valuable time and energy during the college application and scholarship search process.
Why certain tax accounting and financial planning strategies can actually negatively impact your financial aid award packages if you're not aware of the unique differences.
How elite private colleges can often end up costing as little as state universities.
Registration for this free workshop is required due to limited seating capacity and materials, so please RSVP at: gaytonlibcollegeworkshop.eventbrite.com and print your ticket(s) as a reminder of the event date and time.