Historically, the college process has caused lots of anxiety for families. With technology, good information, and a plan, students can find a great college fit without taking on mountains of student loans. This podcast covers all the bases to help students smartly approach the process of finding and paying for college.
My son or daughter got into college now what? What is the total cost of attendance really? Can I afford it? What options are there for financial aid, loans, merit aid, scholarship? Do I really have to pay the sticker price? As families start to assess their ability to afford college, what should they be doing and when?
Join John Hupalo and Bob Brooks as they discuss the challenges facing high school seniors and college freshmen in the COVID world. High school seniors may not be able to take the SAT or ACT, or get a college tour. Some college freshmen are warned to be ready to leave campus on 48 hours notice.
Savage Money Host George Grombacher presses John Hupalo on saving & planning for college in CV-19 world. What’s changed? Is getting into college still the goal? Does it really pay to save rather borrow for college? What’s 529 Day? How does family fear and risk profile affect saving and selecting colleges?