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Will you get a “fair” financial aid award?

Well, the truth is – most families never find out. They’ll simply take what’s offered.As a result, many families will pay more for college than they need to sometimes up to tens of thousands of dollars more.Unfortunately, I see this scenario play out over and over...

WARNING! Failure To Take Advantage Of The New Tax Breaks Under The Current Tax Codes Could Be Hazardous To Your Wealth — Here’s Your Quick Start Guide To The Educational Benefits Of The Current Tax Laws & Provisions

The Economic Growth and Tax Relief Reconciliation Act was passed all the way back in June 2001.And like many tax bills, this act makes a horribly complicated situation even more complex!The last reform in 1997 filled the tax laws with loopholes, pitfalls, and...

Pros and Cons for Early Admission to College

Congratulations! You just received your letter – you’re in!Or are you?More and more colleges are issuing what are called early decision – a promise of a slot, provided certain criteria are met.(Here is the Wikipedia definition of early decision: a common early...

How To Use Twitter To Aid Your College Search

Twitter is certainly popular, but can it actually help a high school student’s college search?It turns out; Twitter can help students get financial aid and increase their chances of being accepted into colleges of choice.But as with anything in social media, you have...