Watch our Award Letter Webinar

Our company goal is to help parents and students make a better college decision.  We have made our “Understanding Your College Financial Award Letter” Webinar available on You Tube.  College Affordability’s company mission is to Prevent and Solve the Student Debt Crisis.  To accomplish this, we need to start with prevention and help families making…

Financial Aid Appeal Letter

The award letters for colleges are arriving and with it come the detailed comparison of net price.  It can be a very exciting time but it is also a time when emotions can distort the financial consequence of the decision.  For many parents and students, this is the most important and maybe the most expensive…

Financial Aid Award Letter

Congratulations to all the college bound high school seniors!  Many of you have started to receive your college acceptance letters which will also include the financial aid award letter.  For many students, this year has felt like a marathon with laps that included standardized testing, college applications, college visits and maintaining a good GPA.  Although…

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…

Drilling Down into a college financial aid offer

Fred Amrein, developer of EFC PLUS software was quoted in the CBS MarketWatch article titled, “Drilling down into a college financial aid offer”.  The author, John Wasik wrote about the complexities of sorting through the financial aid award letters and how you can streamline the award comparison process to make better value decisions. Fred is…

Compare Award Letter With Online Tools

Finding the easiest and quickest way to understand the financial aid award letter is paramount to college bound students and families.  Award letters come in different formats, so having a guide to differentiate gift-aid (free money) versus self-help financial aid (loans and work study) can be helpful.  To assist families in their analysis, we have…