Appealing a Financial Aid Offer in 2024

Appealing a Financial Aid Offer in 2024

The following is an updated version of the financial aid appeals newsletter that was sent to our clients in March 2023.   As you’re most likely already aware, 2024 has been a challenging year, both for college applicants and for financial aid offices across the...
Is College Still Worth It?

Is College Still Worth It?

As of 2022, almost 40% of Americans over the age of 25 had at least a bachelor’s degree. This national average has been climbing since the 1970s along with the average cost of higher education. Though it has increasingly become the norm for graduating high school...
Applications are in! What’s next?

Applications are in! What’s next?

Seniors—congratulations on submitting your applications! You may have a few January deadlines left to complete, but the light at the end of the tunnel is clear. You should be proud of yourselves for your hard work and dedication throughout the entire college...
Financial Aid Explained

Financial Aid Explained

At Strategies For College, we strongly encourage parents to start planning their financial strategy for their student’s higher education before their senior year of high school. This process involves quite a bit of research and should include a careful, honest...