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Entrance Counseling and MPN in 5 Minutes

entrance counseling, master promissory note, federal direct student loan, fdsl

In order to secure the federal direct student loan for freshman year of college, students must complete entrance counseling and the master promissory note.

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Verification and IDOC

College Funding Services - IDOC and Federal Verification

IDOC and the federal verification process is what you can expect to tackle once the FAFSA, CSS Profile, and any other financial aid forms are submitted. Here is what you need to know.

 

 

 

 

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How I was accepted at Vanderbilt, Carnegie Mellon, NYU, BU, Michigan and more!

College Funding Services - Accepted at NYU, Michigan, Vanderbilt

How I was accepted at Vanderbilt, Carnegie Mellon, NYU, BU, Michigan and more! Take a few minutes to learn what advice Lucy Altus has for college applicants and and how she was able to have so much success in the financial aid and admissions process.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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You won’t believe how American University treated this family who made a mistake on the FAFSA

College Funding Services - Mistake on FAFSA

 

Thank you to Magda for sharing her story with the CFS community. Not all schools will conduct themselves as American University did in this situation. Having said that, we always want to shine a light on the fact that, although they are in the world of academia, colleges are very much BIG BUSINESS and are very much concerned about theirĀ  own bottom line. Ensure that you are prepared accordingly.

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The biggest piece of advice from parent’s who have just gone through the college process.

We survey parent’s at the end of every year. Matt shares the biggest piece of advice from parent’s who have just gone through the college process.

 

 

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We don’t qualify for NEED-based aid…what can we do?

College Funding Services - Low Need

If you are a family who will not be eligible to receive need-based financial aid, it is even more important to be strategic with college selection. Be sure some of your colleges also offer merit aid, as that is where you will see your discounts.

 

 

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Class of 2019 July Checklist

Knowledge is power! All CFS clients receive a monthly checklist to stay ahead of the curve and know whats around the next turn. One of the ways we limit the stress, anxiety, and cost of college!