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ABC's of College Funding

Jeff Walters and Shannon Panek lead you through the biggest college planning concerns. They'll talk about the best ways to save for, plan, and pay for college.

Student loans. Repayments. Career choices. Job availability. Test prep. The FAFSA. We'll cover it all on this show.

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Jun 11, 2020

With COVID-19, things have really started to shift when it comes to college planning. From standardized testing to financial aid, what can you expect in the new normal?

Show Notes & Resources:


1:18 - What does the new normal look like?

4:23 - Many students are now choosing to stay closer to home.

5:21 - Prior to COVID-19, what are some of the main characteristics looked at in a college application?

7:40 - Make sure students have the proper resume.

9:51 - How long is a student’s audition for college?

11:42 - What does it look like if you don’t qualify for your dream school?

13:47 - What if there are no college sports due to COVID?

15:24 - It is more important than ever to get your finances right.

18:59 - Work with a college funding specialist to navigate the costs of college and review your 529 plan.