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What is more important on the FAFSA, income or assets?

As part our College Q & A guide, we decided to ask your questions to the experts. Here are their answers. Todd Weaver, Senior Advisor, Strategies for College, Inc. Income far outweighs assets in terms of the percentage that the formula’s use to determine a student and family’s need-based aid eligibility. Far too often, families… Continue reading

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How do US citizens whose parents are not citizens approach the financial aid application?

As part our College Q & A guide, we decided to ask your questions to the experts. Here are their answers. Lynda McGee, College Counselor, Downtown Magnets High School The FAFSA can be completed even if parents do not have social security numbers, but it does involve an extra step. First, understand that permanent residents… Continue reading

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How can families re-position their assets and income to receive a better financial award?

As part our College Q & A guide, we decided to ask your questions to the the experts. Here are their answers. Bill Pruden, Head of Upper School, College Counselor. Ravenscroft School While one can try and position their assets in ways that might appear advantageous, most schools look at the full range of a… Continue reading

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What do students need to know about financial aid?

As part our College Q & A guide, we decided to ask your questions to the the experts. Here are their answers. 王文君 June Scortino, President, IVY Counselors Network The financial aid process is not simple and easy, that’s why many families missed the opportunity. students can use online tools to find out their financial… Continue reading

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