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Workshop: 6 Ways to Cut College Costs

A definitive guide to what parents need to know before sending their kids to college.

College planning can be an anxious and overwhelming process for parents, and the consequences of poor planning leave children saddled with debt. The reality is that paying for college isn’t as scary as paying for tuition rates would lead you to believe. With some know-how, you can drastically slash the price tag of sending your child to college.

Seating is limited. No charge to attend. Sign up today.

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This workshop is designed for parents & guardians of children in grades 8-12.

At this workshop you will learn:

  • 6 ways to drastically cut college costs
  • How to use a college’s Net Price Calculator to find out what a college may actually cost
  • The five sources of financial aid and which one you should prioritize
  • How grants and scholarships actually get awarded, and which ones are worth going after
  • The difference between government and private loans, and how you can choose the best ones
  • How to find a college’s graduation rate and why it’s crucial
  • The truth about athletic scholarships and why they aren’t always as desirable as commonly believed

Some questions that will be discussed:

  • How am I going to afford to send my kid to college?
  • What’s the best way to find the schools that provide the most aid?
  • Will my child qualify for financial aid?
  • What websites and tools exist to help me?
  • What are the different kinds of financial aid available?
  • How do I determine if a school is worth the cost?
  • Will I actually have to pay the sticker price?

…and more!