Paying for College

Financial Aid Night 11/15 PowerPoint Presentation:

For access to the PowerPoint presented at our Financial Aid Night on 4/5, click here: FinancialAidPPT2017.




  • Private colleges may seem expensive, but there are ways to make it more affordable through scholarships and financial aid.  To get an estimate of what the “net” cost of a college would be for you, use CollegeBoard’s Net Price Calculator.  Be sure to compare Net prices when comparing colleges.  This worksheet may be helpful.


**Be sure to get a FSA ID and sign up for the FAFSA, which you will need to be eligible for federal student aid.
Cost of Attendance (COA) minus Expected Family Contribution (EFC) = Financial Need
*EFC is calculated based off of FAFSA data


Start saving early:
Remember: The law requires all 18-25 year-old men to register for possible military service in case of a national emergency. If you don’t register, you will not qualify for federal student grants or loans for college. Failure to register may result in prosecution, imprisonment and fines. is the Selective Service website. 
Also see if you qualify for SAT or College Application Fee Waivers or by asking your School Counselor