Scotch Plains-Fanwood PTA Presents Common Mistakes to Avoid When Applying to College


SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- Scotch Plains-Fanwood PTA presents Common Mistakes to Avoid When Applying to College and Paying Less for College: A Financial Aid Overview hosted by David Twersky, on Thursday, April 27, from 7:30 to 8:30 the Scotch Plains – Fanwood High School Auditorium (667 Westfield Road, Scotch Plains).

Twersky is an Independent Educational Consultant and the founder of College Link Consulting. He will lead a discussion to help prepare students and parents to understand the financial aid application process.

"With the cost of college today, financial aid has become a critical factor in making higher education a possibility for most families. Understanding what types of financial aid are available to you and how to apply for it, will help you determine how to Pay Less For College," Twersky says. "Applying to college is a stressful time for students and parents, so don't risk hurting your chances by making avoidable mistakes during the process. Knowing ‘what NOT to do’ is often just as important as knowing what to do."

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Twersky holds a B.A. in Microbiology from UCLA, an M.S. in Biology from Fairleigh Dickinson University, and an MBA from Rutgers University. He also, he received a certificate in Independent Educational Consulting from the University of California, Irvine. He is an Associate member of the IECA (Independent Educational Consultants Association), a member of HECA (Higher Education Consultants Association) and a member of NACAC (National Association of College Admission Counseling). is Scotch Plains-Fanwood’s only free daily paper. Sign up for our daily eNews and follow us on Facebook and twitter @SPF_TAP. Download the free TAPinto App for iPhone or Android.


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