Admissions & Financial Aid: What it Takes to Get Into College Today at the Somers Library
Saturday, September 21 from 10:00 am - 12:00 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!
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