"Mastering Financial Aid"

Everything You Need to Maximize Your Financial Aid Package

starts now for high school seniors

Ideal solution for today's college admissions process

Designed to be delivered online – don’t let Covid-19 slow down your college process


Work from home on your schedule. No meetings to rush off to. No need to accommodate someone else’s calendar.


Surprisingly in-depth expertise right at your fingertips. Conveniently leverage the latest modern technology with Google Classroom, chat, video, tip-sheets and templates.


A “no-brainer” investment.
Let us help you maximize your aid.
Two thirds of current full time college students qualify for aid with an average package of over $13,200.

What You Get

Expert Guidance through an otherwise daunting process


Learn the Lingo
De-Mystify the Process
Save Time – We’ve done the research for you


NPCs to Calculate your Cost
Find your EFC
FAFSA4Caster to Determine your Aid


Clarify the Path through the Morass
Expand your Sources
Find More Scholarship Money

Mastering Financial Aid: Curriculum

Approaching Financial Aid: Get acquainted with the Primer, and why EVERYONE should apply
Master the Basics, Set Up the Best Process: Start early and plan a vital discussion
Money – For What? From Where?: Create a good list of each for appropriate planning
Timelines for the Financial Aid Process: Get things started in a timely manner
(Quick and Easy Steps) Estimate Your Costs:...using a net price calculator (what is that?)
(Even Quicker and Easier) Estimate your Aid: Learn and use the universal forecaster
Get Your Free Money - Scholarships!: Who wants free money? Explore sources
Understand & Complete Your FAFSA: Complete Step One to getting aid
Understand & Complete Your CSS PROFILE: Do a little more work - for perhaps a lot more aid
Compare Your Financial Aid Offers: Check that all is included, then compare apples to apples

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With potential for such an incredible return on investment – why not try it out today?


Free Download

  • Financial Aid Overview
  • Quick Definitions of Key Terms
  • Recommended Next Steps


Mastering Financial Aid

  • Weekend Workshop or
  • Fit to your Schedule
  • Learn the Lingo
  • De-Mystify the Process
  • Estimate Your Costs with NPCs for Each College
  • Determine Your Expected Family Contribution
  • Tools to Maximize Your Financial Aid
  • Worksheets to Help you Compare Your Offers


College Here I Come

  • Complete Solution
  • Quick Weekly Assignments
  • Accessible anytime, anywhere
  • Build a Balanced List
  • Find the Perfect Fit
  • Craft Captivating Essays
  • Maximize Financial Aid
  • Keep your Process on Track with Master Schedule and Reminders
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