Financial Aid Award Letter Analysis

College commitment time is here!  It is also time for the Financial Aid Award letter analysis. Families need to understand the award letter before making the college decision.  As the cost of a college education continues to increase, the financial aid award letter is becoming a very important piece of the process.  Student and parents are…

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College planning software compares Award Letters

EFC PLUS, college planning software compares Award letters and helps families understand the “bottom line” or cost of their child’s college choices.  The college acceptance letter arrives with an award letter containing the college financial aid package.  Comparing the financial award letters can be overwhelming and confusing due to institutions having different formats and terminology.…

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2016 Award Letter Webinar

College Affordability LLC will be hosting a webinar titled, “Understanding the Award Letter”. Making sense of the details found in the financial aid award letter may require additional information.  The college selection is one of the most important decisions you will make as a parent or as a student. Breaking down the award letter and…

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Parents Face Financial Stress

One of the top financial concerns for families is paying for college.  Due to increased cost and complexity, making the college decision is one of the most difficult decisions a child and parent will make.  In the Gallup article by Jeffrey Jones titled, “U.S. Parents’ College Funding Worries are Top Money Concern”, the author compiled…

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