Financial Aid Can Offset College Cost

By Barry Fox, B.A., M.A.

The Etiquette of Negotiating a Better Deal

By Barry Fox, B.A., M.A.

Figuring Out Your Expected Family Contribution (EFC)

A table for roughly estimating the amount of money your family will be expected to contribute for college for the 2019-20 academic year.

Federal Methodology (Simplified Version)

A chart of the the federal methodology used to establish the expected family contribution (EFC)

Financial Aid Chart 2019-20 Academic Year

A chart detailing some of the types of financial aid available to the student, from both the federal government and the state of New York, for the 2019-20 academic year.

Types of Federal Loans 

Discusses the different types of student loans available.

Benefits of Federal Direct Loans

Unique benefits of Federal loans vs. private bank loans. 

Student Loan Forgiveness 

Billions will be forgiven in 2017.