Thank you to all the families that attended last weekend’s 5th Form Parents’ College Workshop! It was great to meet you all, and we hope the program was demystifying and illuminating. Also, a very big thanks to our four admissions representatives, who traveled from all over the country, to run the program! (Thank you, Grace, Nate,… Continue reading SCENES FROM THE 2017 PCW / RECORDING OF THE 2016 PCW
If you have or are currently filling out financial aid paperwork, it sure can be confusing trying to understand how your financial data is considered to calculate your Estimated Family Contribution (EFC). Check out the Forbes article below for a detailed look at how different savings and asset values are viewed: How Your Income And Assets… Continue reading “HOW YOUR INCOME AND ASSETS IMPACT HOW MUCH FINANCIAL AID YOU GET”
On the evening of Friday, February 10th, and morning/afternoon of Saturday, February 11th, the College Counseling Office will hold our annual 5th Form Parents’ College Workshop. This year we are welcoming four highly accomplished admissions representatives: Grace Chapin, Associate Director of Admissions, University of Chicago Nate Crozier, Director of Admission, University of Richmond Bill Jack,… Continue reading 5TH FORM PARENTS’ COLLEGE WORKSHOP – FEBRUARY 10-11
SAVE THE DATES: FEBRUARY 10-11, 2017 5TH FORM PARENTS’ COLLEGE WORKSHOP On the evening of Friday, February 10th, and morning of Saturday, February 11th, the College Counseling Office will hold our annual 5th Form Parents’ College Workshop. This year we are welcoming four highly accomplished admissions representatives: Grace Chapin, Associate Director of Admissions, University of… Continue reading SAVE THE DATES: 5TH FORM PARENTS’ COLLEGE WORKSHOP – FEBRUARY 10-11, 2017
The FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) for seniors applying to college for next fall is now open. As you may know, this year the opening day to fill out the FAFSA was moved up to October 1st compared to the previous yearly opening date of January 1st. To learn more about the “Early FAFSA,”… Continue reading THE FAFSA IS NOW AVAILABLE
For students applying for financial aid, receiving a package that actually meets your financial need to attend college is extremely important. Below is a U.S. News & World Report article that documents the 66 institutions which reported that they meet the full financial need of their admitted students. This means that after a student submits required… Continue reading “COLLEGES THAT CLAIM TO MEET FULL FINANCIAL NEED”
We’ve prepared a glossary of college-related terms to help break down the most common language and terms you will hear throughout the college process. You can find the glossary permanently on our General Info page.