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Taming the High Cost of College! : Financial Aid | FAFSA | Student Loans | Scholarships | Tax | Saving | Investing | Grants | 529 plans

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If you are the parent of a college bound high school student then this podcast is for you. Our goal is to give you the information you need to SAVE TIME, SAVE MONEY, and reduce stress in the college process. We will cover all aspects of planning and paying for college including things like: What to do if you do not qualify for financial aid, student loans, FAFSA and CSS profile, merit aid, scholarships, college tax breaks, visits, ACT and SAT, college fairs, the application process, and good college planning websites. Essentially all things college.

If you are the parent of a college bound high school student then this podcast is for you. Our goal is to give you the information you need to SAVE TIME, SAVE MONEY, and reduce stress in the college process. We will cover all aspects of planning and paying for college including things like: What to do if you do not qualify for financial aid, student loans, FAFSA and CSS profile, merit aid, scholarships, college tax breaks, visits, ACT and SAT, college fairs, the application process, and good college planning websites. Essentially all things college.

Location:

Greenfield, WI

Description:

If you are the parent of a college bound high school student then this podcast is for you. Our goal is to give you the information you need to SAVE TIME, SAVE MONEY, and reduce stress in the college process. We will cover all aspects of planning and paying for college including things like: What to do if you do not qualify for financial aid, student loans, FAFSA and CSS profile, merit aid, scholarships, college tax breaks, visits, ACT and SAT, college fairs, the application process, and good college planning websites. Essentially all things college.

Language:

English


Episodes

THCC Episode 148 – Demystifying College Admissions and Your Student’s Future

4/21/2022
[smart_track_player url="https://traffic.libsyn.com/tamingthehighcostofcollege/148_Demystifying_College_Admissions_And_Your_Students_Future.mp3" title="Demystifying College Admissions and Your Student’s Future" social="true" social_twitter="true" social_facebook="true" social_gplus="true"] Join Brad and his guest, Brian South, an author and educational coach, as they talk about Demystifying College Admission and what Brian has learned from his years of mentoring and advising college-bound...

Duration:00:36:46

THCC Episode 147 – Making Wise College Decisions with the 5|10|20 Outcomes Rule

4/14/2022
[smart_track_player url="https://traffic.libsyn.com/tamingthehighcostofcollege/147_Making_Wise_College_Decisions_With_The_51020_Outcomes_Rule.mp3" title="Making Wise College Decisions with the 5|10|20 Outcomes Rule" social="true" social_twitter="true" social_facebook="true" social_gplus="true"] Parents want to help their kids plan for college, and one of the biggest challenges is helping them make a wise decision. In this podcast episode, I’m joined by Mike Flynn, owner of Engenius Learning,...

Duration:00:52:26

THCC Episode 146 – Getting Out of College Debt-Free

4/7/2022
[smart_track_player url="https://traffic.libsyn.com/tamingthehighcostofcollege/146_Getting_Out_Of_College_Debt_Free.mp3" title="Getting Out of College Debt-Free" social="true" social_twitter="true" social_facebook="true" social_gplus="true"] Most parents and students assume there’s no way to graduate from college debt-free. But Kristina Ellis managed to graduate from college and grad school with zero debt, all thanks to honest conversations with her mom and an early start on scholarship...

Duration:00:38:16

THCC Episode 145 – Getting Into Med School

3/31/2022
[smart_track_player url="https://traffic.libsyn.com/tamingthehighcostofcollege/145_Getting_Into_Med_School.mp3" title="Getting Into Med School" social="true" social_twitter="true" social_facebook="true" social_gplus="true"] Do you have a child who’s interested in medical school? If so, it’s important to understand the process, the requirements and qualifications for med school admission, and all the implications of pursuing a career in medicine. Find out what parents should know in this...

Duration:00:56:26

THCC Episode 144 – Career Planning Empowered by TikTok and LinkedIn

3/17/2022
[smart_track_player url="https://traffic.libsyn.com/tamingthehighcostofcollege/144_Career_Planning_Empowered_By_TikTok_And_LinkedIn.mp3" title="Career Planning Empowered by TikTok and LinkedIn" social="true" social_twitter="true" social_facebook="true" social_gplus="true"] These days, social media platforms such as TikTok and YouTube are where younger people get a lot of their entertainment, and they’re also where students can learn about college and career planning. Join Brad and his guest,...

Duration:00:28:34

THCC Episode 143 – Choosing College: How to Make Better Learning Decisions Throughout Your Life

3/10/2022
[smart_track_player url="https://traffic.libsyn.com/tamingthehighcostofcollege/143_Choosing_College_How_To_Make_Better_Learning_Decisions_Throughout_Your Life.mp3" title="Choosing College: How to Make Better Learning Decisions Throughout Your Life" social="true" social_twitter="true" social_facebook="true" social_gplus="true"] Choosing a college isn’t just about making one good decision. It can have a huge impact on your life and career. In my latest podcast episode, I’m joined by education...

Duration:00:37:34

THCC Episode 142 – Finding the Best Scholarships Through Access Scholarships

3/3/2022
[smart_track_player url="https://traffic.libsyn.com/tamingthehighcostofcollege/142_Finding_The_Best_Scholarships_Through_Access_Scholarships.mp3" title="Finding the Best Scholarships Through Access Scholarships" social="true" social_twitter="true" social_facebook="true" social_gplus="true"] Searching for college scholarships can be time-consuming and tedious, but Access Scholarships is a great website and platform where you can quickly find, research and apply for them. Join Brad and his...

Duration:00:33:19

THCC Episode 141 – Navigating the World of Work

2/3/2022
[smart_track_player url="https://traffic.libsyn.com/tamingthehighcostofcollege/141_Navigating_The_World_Of_Work.mp3" title="Navigating the World of Work" social="true" social_twitter="true" social_facebook="true" social_gplus="true"] One of the biggest questions for many college-bound students is how to land their dream job once they’ve finished school. In this podcast episode, we find out the best tips for landing dream jobs and navigating the world of work from Daniel Botero, founder of...

Duration:00:35:31

THCC Episode 140 – Choosing a Career Path

1/6/2022
[smart_track_player url="https://traffic.libsyn.com/tamingthehighcostofcollege/140_Choosing_A_Career_Path.mp3" title="Choosing a Career Path" social="true" social_twitter="true" social_facebook="true" social_gplus="true"] Choosing a career path is one of the most important decisions your student will ever make. But sometimes students are undecided, and parents can make some big mistakes in trying to help them. In this interview with career coach Kristin Clark, we talk about how students can...

Duration:00:46:05

THCC Episode 139 – Getting Into Ivy League Schools

12/23/2021
[smart_track_player url="https://traffic.libsyn.com/tamingthehighcostofcollege/139_Getting_Into_Ivy_League_Schools.mp3" title="Getting Into Ivy League Schools" social="true" social_twitter="true" social_facebook="true" social_gplus="true"] Many students want to get into an Ivy League school, or their parents want them to pursue an elite education. But first you need to meet the key requirements and know how to stand out. And before you pursue an Ivy League education, parents and students...

Duration:00:41:16

THCC Episode 138 – Will College Pay Off?

12/16/2021
[smart_track_player url="https://traffic.libsyn.com/tamingthehighcostofcollege/138_Will_College_Pay_Off.mp3" title=""Will College Pay Off?" social="true" social_twitter="true" social_facebook="true" social_gplus="true"] Many parents wonder whether college will really pay off and how much a degree will impact their student’s financial future. In my latest podcast, I’m joined by Professor Peter Cappelli of the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania to talk about the real...

Duration:00:35:06

THCC Episode 137 – The Recruiting Process for Student Athletes

12/9/2021
[smart_track_player url="https://traffic.libsyn.com/tamingthehighcostofcollege/137_The_Recruiting_Process_For_Student_Athletes.mp3" title="The Recruiting Process for Student Athletes" social="true" social_twitter="true" social_facebook="true" social_gplus="true"] Being a student-athlete can provide great opportunities to earn college scholarships while earning a degree and growing as a person. But parents and students need to know about the recruiting process first. Find out more about how...

THCC Episode 136 – The Prepared Graduate

12/2/2021
[smart_track_player url="https://traffic.libsyn.com/tamingthehighcostofcollege/136_The_Prepared_Graduate.mp3" title="The Prepared Graduate" social="true" social_twitter="true" social_facebook="true" social_gplus="true"] Getting a college degree doesn’t guarantee that your child will be hired after graduation. To increase their chances of success, they need to be prepared and do the right things while they’re still in high school and college. Find out more about what they need to do and how...

Duration:00:28:19

THCC Episode 135 – Appealing and Negotiating Financial Aid Decisions

11/25/2021
[smart_track_player url="https://traffic.libsyn.com/tamingthehighcostofcollege/135_Appealing_and_Negotiating_Financial_Aid_Decisions.mp3" title="Appealing and Negotiating Financial Aid Decisions" social="true" social_twitter="true" social_facebook="true" social_gplus="true"] If you've had a change an income due to divorce, loss of business income, a natural disaster, or other special circumstances, you can potentially appeal a college's financial aid decision or negotiate for more money....

Duration:00:25:38

THCC Episode 134 – The ULTIMATE College Student Health Handbook

11/18/2021
[smart_track_player url="https://traffic.libsyn.com/tamingthehighcostofcollege/134_The_ULTIMATE_College_Student_Health_Handbook.mp3" title="The ULTIMATE College Student Health Handbook" social="true" social_twitter="true" social_facebook="true" social_gplus="true"] Join Brad and award-winning medical expert Jill Grimes as we talk about how to keep your student healthy and handle their medical needs while they're in college. We talk about the right steps to ensure health and wellness, which...

Duration:00:53:10

THCC Episode 133 College Planning Strategies and Timelines

11/11/2021
[smart_track_player url="https://traffic.libsyn.com/tamingthehighcostofcollege/133_College_Planning_Strategies_and_Timelines.mp3" title="College Planning Strategies and Timelines" social="true" social_twitter="true" social_facebook="true" social_gplus="true"] In this episode, I'm joined by Todd Weaver, President of Strategies for College, Inc., to talk about college planning timelines and strategies, including when parents and students should get started, how to deal with family financial...

Duration:00:39:55

THCC Episode 132 Studying in Canada

10/22/2021
[smart_track_player url="https://traffic.libsyn.com/tamingthehighcostofcollege/132_Studying_in_Canada.mp3" title="Studying in Canada" social="true" social_twitter="true" social_facebook="true" social_gplus="true"] In this episode, we have a great interview with Brandon Miller, a Canada Immigration Professional. He understands what it takes in order for a student to consider attending college in Canada. There are some interesting benefits about potentially becoming a Canadian citizen, of...

Duration:00:34:09

THCC Episode 131 Gap Years and Gap Time

10/15/2021
[smart_track_player url="https://traffic.libsyn.com/tamingthehighcostofcollege/131_Gap_Years_and_Gap_Time.mp3" title="Gap Years and Gap Time" social="true" social_twitter="true" social_facebook="true" social_gplus="true"] Should your child take a gap year before college? Many students use gap years to explore and develop new skills or experiences before they go off to college. Learn how they work, who should consider them, and how best to use them in my interview with gap time expert Holly...

Duration:00:38:48

THCC Episode 129 – Need-Based Financial Aid and How It Works

10/1/2021
[smart_track_player url="https://traffic.libsyn.com/forcedn/tamingthehighcostofcollege/129_Need-Based_Financial_Aid.mp3" title="Need-Based Financial Aid and How It Works" social="true" social_twitter="true" social_facebook="true" social_gplus="true"] Learn the basics of need-based financial aid, how it works, how to apply, and how to find out how much aid you might receive. Join Brad and his guest co-host Chuck Erickson as they talk about it all on the Taming the High Cost of College...

THCC Episode 128 – College Testing: What Every Parent Should Know

9/23/2021
[smart_track_player url="https://traffic.libsyn.com/forcedn/tamingthehighcostofcollege/128_College_Testing_-_What_Every_Parent_Should_Know.mp3" title="College Testing: What Every Parent Should Know" social="true" social_twitter="true" social_facebook="true" social_gplus="true"] The SAT and ACT tests are an important part of the admissions process at many college and universities, and they're also a key to qualifying for scholarships. Join Brad and his co-host Chuck Erickson as they provide a...