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A Parents' Guide to Early, And Not-So-Early, College Planning

  • Old Bridge Public Library 1 Old Bridge Plaza Old Bridge Township, NJ, 08857 United States (map)

Join College GPS for an information-packed workshop explaining the benefits of early college planning.  There is so much more to college planning than saving for college.  Workshop attendees will learn:

  • The advantages of early planning
  • How to get started
  • The cost of procrastination
  • How to select colleges
  • The financial aid forms you will need to complete
  • The 3 formulas used by colleges and how they impact your eligibility for aid
  • Surprising information about financial aid qualification
  • How to guide your child through some of the most important decisions they will make
  • Smart steps high school juniors can take now to prepare for the FAFSA
  • How the 2017-18 FAFSA could differ quite drastically from last year's

The FAFSA can be filled out as early as October of a student's senior year.  Learn what you can do to prepare now so you'll be ready.

The material covered in this workshop is suitable for families of middle school through high school juniors.  Please come prepared to take notes.