Financial Aid/Scholarship Search

  • Review financial aid process – explain FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid), EFC (Expected Family Contribution) and the CSS Profile
  • Discuss financial aid strategies, merit-based and need-based scholarship opportunities
  • Guide students/families with checklists and discussions to assist in making the final decision
  • Review financial aid award letters and provide guidance on negotiation
  • Review merit-based and need-based scholarship opportunities
  • Guide students to maximize their time and efforts when deciding which scholarships are most appropriate
  • Brainstorm essay prompts to make sure essay topics are distinctive and “scholarship worthy”
  • Edit scholarship essays
  • Provide mock scholarship interview sessions
  • Provide monthly scholarship email with upcoming scholarship deadlines