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Financial aid is a crucial part of applying to college, but the process and applications are long, complex and overwhelming. For seniors’ parents, the first time through this process is riddled with anxiety and questions, including:

  • Do we qualify for financial aid and how will colleges judge our financial situation?
  • What information do we need to report and not report?
  • How can we ensure we will get the maximum financial aid available to us?

Paul Martin of College Money Method will provide the information you need to:

  • Understand how colleges use your application to determine financial aid awards;
  • Learn key differences between FAFSA and CSS Profile applications;
  • Know what financial information does (not) need to be reported for each application;
  • Identify common mistakes and pitfalls to avoid; and
  • Receive tips and insights on completing applications to increase your financial aid.

Don’t miss this opportunity to get inside information on the financial aid application process and succeed in getting the most money!

About the speakers
Paul Martin

Paul Martin is founder of College Money Method, a financial advisory focused on helping families with college affordability and the financial aid process. A graduate of Harvard and MIT, his passion for this work stems from his own experience going through it alone as a first-generation college student. In addition to working with individual families, Paul partners with high schools to provide education and resources on financial aid and paying for college to students and families of all economic backgrounds. Paul is member of the National College Advocacy Group, a non-profit comprised of financial planners focusing on college access and affordability.

Stephen Friedfeld

Stephen is the co-founder and COO of AcceptU. He received a BA from Cornell University, an MA from Columbia University Teachers College, and a Ph.D. from Rice University. Prior to founding AcceptU, Stephen was an Assistant Dean of admissions at Cornell for four years and an Associate Dean of graduate admissions at Princeton University for six years. Stephen is an IECA Associate Member.