Resources

COLLEGE APPLICATION RESOURCES FOR FAMILIES

1. Senior Year College Planning Calendar:

http://mappingyourfuture.org/collegeprep/seniorcalendarint.htm

2. The Common Application:

http://www.commonapp.org/

4. Understanding Early Decision versus Early Action:

https://professionals.collegeboard.org/guidance/applications/early

5. Completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) instructions:

https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/fafsa/filling-out

 

INFORMATIONAL ARTICLES FOR STUDENTS AND FAMILIES OF COLLEGE BOUND 

1. An article about the challenges facing students transitioning to college:

https://www.theguardian.com/education/2017/aug/29/how-prepare-for-university-tips-students

OHIO PROFESSIONALS SUPPORTING COLLEGE BOUND FAMILIES

1. Financial Planning for College:

We recommend Joe Messinger, CFP at Capstone Wealth Partners in Dublin for families who need help planning for the financial challenges related to paying for college. Joe is a fee-only professional who is independent of any commission based product relationships. While he specializes in helping families plan for the costs of college, he also offers a broad range of financial planning services. Check out his informative website at: www.capstonewealthpartners.com

INTERESTING ARTICLES ABOUT OHIO’S COLLEGES

1. A recent article focusing the creative ways Ohio Wesleyan University is dealing with enrollment challenges. Many colleges in Ohio share these same challenges.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/grade-point/wp/2017/06/29/many-small-colleges-face-big-enrollment-drops-heres-one-survival-strategy-in-ohio/?tid=ss_fb&utm_term=.115928764a27