Monthly Archives: November 2016

Regional Tuition Exchanges

Regional tuition exchanges are a great tool for kids who want to go out of state but don’t want to pay out-of-state tuition. These programs allow students from neighboring states to attend one another’s colleges for (typically) a slight premium over in-state tuition but well below full out-of-state cost. Each of these programs has its own rules and processes, Continue reading Regional Tuition Exchanges

FAFSA Deadlines

Just because the FAFSA is available earlier this year doesn’t mean you have to complete it now. Most school and state deadlines haven’t changed. For example, the Oregon schools still have their end of February/beginning of March deadlines. Why is that? The goal of making the FAFSA available earlier is enable families to understand their financial position in advance of (or alongside) the application process. Schools don’t generally¬†need your FAFSA information until they get your application. But knowing¬†your EFC in advance Continue reading FAFSA Deadlines