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With a 12-month online subscription to the Financial Fit® program, you will discover a groundbreaking way to assess your affordability, develop a list of great colleges that match your affordability, and learn how to best file for and maximize your financial aid.
The Financial Fit program is a 12-month online subscription that consists of the Financial Library and Financial Fit Software. With these powerful tools, you will be able to:
- • Find your affordability threshold
- • Understand net price and how to use net price calculators
- • Find colleges that you can afford
- • Get advice on filing your financial aid documents
- • Learn about the appeal process
- • Discover how to best compare your award letters
• Learn about all your loan options
About Frank Palmasani
Frank Palmasani is the founder of two websites to help you manage the costs of college and was a director of admissions at the college level. In addition, he has served for many years in his current position as a high school guidance counselor. He has given seminars to more than 200,000 people on managing the costs of college. His tips and tools on Paying for College will help you understand the financial aid process and how you can graduate from college with limited debt.
|21 Video Tutorials (topics below):|
|Full introduction and Parent Night Overview||Understanding Affordability|
|Including the Student in the Financial Process||Assessing Your Affordability|
|What Is Net Price?||The Net Price Calculator|
|Your Categorical Financial Fits||Searching for Value in Your College Decision|
|The Value of Commuting||The Community College Benefit|
|FAFSA||How to File Your FAFSA Online|
|FAFSA Verification||Variables Used to Establish EFC|
|Special Circumstances||The CSS PROFILE|
|Asset Repositioning||Variables Used to Establish Net Price|
|Maximizing Benefits||The 10 Loan Options|
|The Appeal Process||Award Letters|
Informative Financial Worksheets (topics below):
|Determining What You Can Afford to Spend||Finding Your Categorical Fits|
|Finding Your Best-Fit Colleges||Deciding Where to Apply|
|Filing your FAFSA||Filing Your CSS Profile|
|Filing an Appeal||Comparing College Award Letters|
|College Affordability Calculator - Eliminate the mystery with the online tool that calculates the real cost of college and the amount your family can realistically afford.|
|College Search - Discover economical college options that you may never have considered.|
|College Comparison Table - Determine which colleges will cost you less so you can save money on your child's education. Standardize colleges' net prices so you can compare them.|
NOTE: To access your 12-month subscription of the Financial Fit program:
- Go to www.collegecountdown.com.
- Log in using your username and password.
- Financial Fit Program will appear when you click "My Tools" in your navigation bar at the top of the screen.
- Click on Financial Fit Program to access it.
“The Financial Fit Breakthrough is a new system that lets parents and students overcome the nightmare of complexity and anxiety over filing for and receiving their college financial aid packa...
“The Financial Fit Breakthrough is a new system that lets parents and students overcome the nightmare of complexity and anxiety over filing for and receiving their college financial aid package, and find their best college prospects.” — Publishers Weekly
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