How to Read and Compare Financial Aid Offers Webinar

When: Wednesday, April 24, 2024 | 6:00pm EST

Understanding and comparing financial aid offers is crucial in the college decision-making process. The Guided Pathway Support Program (GPS) is pleased to present a detailed webinar on effectively reading and evaluating different financial aid packages. This session will help demystify complex financial aid letters and help families make informed decisions about their educational investment.

Webinar Details

Date: Wednesday, April 24, 2024
Time: 6:00 PM ET
Where: Inside the GPS Community

Why This Webinar Is Important:

College financial aid offers can vary significantly, not only in the total amount awarded but also in the types of aid offered and the conditions attached to them. Comparing offers from different institutions can be challenging. Our upcoming webinar aims to clarify these differences and provide attendees with the tools to interpret and compare these crucial documents accurately.

  • Decoding Financial Aid Offers: Learn to identify and understand the components of financial aid offers, including grants, scholarships, work-study, and loans.
  • Comparing Offers Effectively: We will provide strategies for evaluating offers side-by-side, considering the total amounts and the implications of borrowing and potential debt.
  • Making the Best Decision for Your Family: We will discuss tips on considering your family’s unique financial situation when assessing offers and how to estimate actual costs, including living expenses and other out-of-pocket costs.

Who Should Attend:

This webinar is for African American high school seniors (Class of 2024) and their parents who are currently navigating the college acceptance process. Whether weighing multiple offers or trying to understand the details of a single financial aid package, this webinar will provide valuable guidance.

Join Us to Gain Clarity on Your Financial Aid Offers:

Choosing the right college involves careful financial planning and understanding. By joining this webinar, you will gain the knowledge necessary to confidently approach your financial aid offers, ensuring that you make the best possible decision for your academic future and financial well-being.

Join GPS today and prepare for a more informed college selection process. We look forward to helping you turn an overwhelming task into a manageable and empowering activity.

Note: The GPS Program operates with rolling enrollment every Monday. If you submit your application now, we will process it for admission the following week as long as it is complete and accurate.

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