Websites for Financing College

College Affordability and Transparency Center (This site is created and maintained by the US Department of Education.  It includes The College Scorecard, The Net Price Calculator Center and The College Affordability and Transparency List.)

EFC Calculator – calculate your estimated family contribution

FAFSA Free Application for Federal Student Aid (The FAFSA is available Oct 1)

CSS/Financial Aid Profile

FinAid (Provides an excellent overview of financing college and much more.)

Who to Turn to for Assistance with the Financial Aid Process

Financial Aid Coach Financial Aid Coach acts as an advocate for families as they navigate the world of financial aid. Our goals are to take the stress and confusion out of the process and help families maximize their financial aid eligibility.

College Affordability:  Reduce Your College Costs (This is a link to the site of Financial Advisor, Fred Amrein.  He is an independent fee-based financial planner who specializes in analyzing college costs, financing options and student loan repayment.  I encourage every family I work with to meet with Fred before finalizing the College List.)