College Savings Course

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College Savings Course

The College Savings course dives into the different sources of money to help you better prioritize where you should target your time to maximize financial aid. We also look into education compacts as well as needs based v. non-needs based grants. Other topics covered include:

  • FAFSA: What is it and how to complete it
  • EFC
  • Cost of Attendance
  • Demonstrated Need
  • Net Price

College finances can be tricky, which is why we walk you through a comprehensive scenario to explain the demonstrated financial needs equation and the net price equation. We also provide additional financial saver tips and an approach to appeal financial aid verdicts! You’ll also learn how to properly pick a school to maximize your savings! Through the College Savings section, you will have a structured approach on how to narrow down your school choices to ensure that your pick fits you academically, socially and financially.

Part 1

In Part 1, you will learn more about college financials than ever before as we dive into different sources of money to better help you prioritize where you should target your time to maximize financial aid opportunities. We’ll also look into education compacts as well as needs based v. non-needs based grants.

Part 2

Diving further into college financials, we explain FAFSA, EFC, Cost of Attendance, Demonstrated Need and Net Price. In Part 2, you’ll learn how complete the FAFSA form as we walk you through a comprehensive scenario to explain the demonstrated financial needs equation and the net price equation.

Part 3

In Part 3, we take you through the process in how to picking a school to maximize your savings. Here, we’ll provide you with a structured approach to narrow down your school choices that best fits your academic, social and financial needs. We’ll also provide additional financial saver tips and an approach to appeal financial aid verdicts.

Course Curriculum

Part 1
College Savings Overview 00:02:00
Background and Caveats 00:09:00
Sources of Money 00:00:00
Part 2
EFC, Demonstrated Need and Net Price 00:07:00
Paying for School 00:00:00
FAFSA Forecaster 00:12:00
FAFSA Updates 00:00:00
FAFSA Form Walkthrough 00:20:00
Part 3
School Selection and Quick Wins 00:00:10
Additional Financial Savers 00:14:00
College Savings Summary 00:03:00
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