Net Price Calculator

Using Net Price Calculators

When you think about attending college, you probably have put a little thought into what it might cost. Still, you might have some standard questions like: Will I pay the tuition rate listed on the school’s website? Will I qualify…

What is a Pell Grant?

A Pell Grant is money provided by the federal government for qualified students with financial need to help pay for college (and valid certification programs). Pell Grants are funds that do not need to be repaid by students. In other…
FAFSA Deadline

FAFSA Deadlines for 2020-21

No part of college planning strikes more fear in the hearts of students and parents than filing for financial aid. And no part of the college process is more important than properly securing the means to pay for college. If…
beginner tips for investors

Investment Tips and Tools for Beginners

Beginning to invest your money is a necessary skill in order to increase your net worth and build long-term wealth. Fortunately you don’t need a personal advisor or stock market broker on Wall Street to help invest your funds. Historically,…
undermatching

What is Undermatching?

Why is it that so many low-income, yet high-achieving students do not attend competitive colleges and universities after they graduate high school? Chris Avery of Harvard University and Caroline M. Hoxby of Stanford have conducted extensive research on this phenomenon.…