Tag: EFC

A Mother’s Advice For Helping Her Children Avoid Student Loans
Behind the Scenes

A Mother’s Advice For Helping Her Children Avoid Student Loans

Sabrina Malone Sabrina Malone- October 16, 2019 0

Many of us see no choice other than to take the Parent Plus loans, cash-out or borrow from 401Ks, remortgage our homes, pull from IRA’s, ... Read More

What Does an EFC of 00000 Mean?
Finance

What Does an EFC of 00000 Mean?

Road2College Road2College- August 28, 2019 0

If you’ve filled out the FAFSA paperwork and come back with an EFC of zero, you might think there’s been a mistake. After all, everyone’s ... Read More

How Is Your FAFSA EFC Calculated?
Costs

How Is Your FAFSA EFC Calculated?

Road2College Road2College- August 9, 2019 0

When you get into the world of college applications, the acronym “EFC” comes up constantly. Mostly you’ll hear parents bemoaning how high theirs is and ... Read More

College Planning Checklist for 12th Grade
What You Need to Know

College Planning Checklist for 12th Grade

Road2College Road2College- August 1, 2019 0

SENIOR YEAR - 12TH GRADE COLLEGE PLANNING CHECKLIST     Academic and Extra Curriculum Suggestions For 12th Graders: First thing to do senior year – ... Read More

Learning About Financial Aid Isn’t Just For Parents of High School Seniors
Finance

Learning About Financial Aid Isn’t Just For Parents of High School Seniors

Matthew Schwartz Matthew Schwartz- August 1, 2019 0

  Back in 2016, in a huge shift to make it easier to fill out financial aid forms and get financial aid decisions back from ... Read More

Reviewing Your FAFSA Student Aid Report
Finance

Reviewing Your FAFSA Student Aid Report

Road2College Road2College- July 30, 2019 0

    You've submitted your FAFSA, and now what?   After your student’s FAFSA is processed, you'll receive a Student Aid Report (SAR).   If ... Read More

How FAFSA Calculates Your EFC
Finance

How FAFSA Calculates Your EFC

Robert Falcon Robert Falcon- June 19, 2019 0

This October, anxious parents of High School seniors will sit in front of their computer with sweaty palms and elevated pulse and blood pressure. On ... Read More

Follow Your Expected Family Contribution To Your Target Colleges
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Follow Your Expected Family Contribution To Your Target Colleges

Road2College Road2College- December 12, 2018 0

If you are still with me after my other articles on how FAFSA calculates your EFC and strategies to reduce your EFC, then pat yourself ... Read More

Why Your EFC May Go Up This Year
Finance

Why Your EFC May Go Up This Year

Miranda Marquit Miranda Marquit- October 15, 2018 0

One of the big questions being asked right now in the Paying for College 101 Facebook Group is this: "Why is my EFC so high?" ... Read More