Admissions & Financial Aid: What it Takes to Get Into College Today at the Somers Library

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Somers Library, Rte 139 & Reis Park, Somers, NY
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Admissions & Financial Aid: What it Takes to Get Into College Today at the Somers Library
Tuesday, October 8, 6:30 – 8:00 pm

In this program presented by Stephanie Mauro of College Planning 101, you will learn:
A time-line for success—where you should start in the college planning process.
How important are SAT & ACT tests and how they can make college affordable
What the more selective colleges really want to see in your student’s application.
The financial aid systems and how they work and why it’s important to have your expected family contribution (EFC) calculated BEFORE your student visits colleges
How to maximize your student’s potential to receive scholarships, grants, and forms of merit aid
The differences between the FAFSA and CSS Profile financial aid forms and how they affect the cost of college
What financial aid really means to a family and how need is determined
The parental, student and other family assets that take away from qualifying for financial aid
The differences between the federal and private loan programs
How it’s possible to attend a Private College for a Public College Price.
Two case studies showing how college planning makes a difference
And much, much more……
Registration is required; please register on our online events calendar at or call the library at 232-5717.

Our programs are funded by the Friends of the Somers Library through your donations. Thanks for your support!
The Somers Library ~ 914-232-5717 ~

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