Webinar: Understanding Financial Aid (GPS Classes 2025 & 2026)

When: Thur, April 25, 2024 | 7:00pm EST

As you navigate your high school journey, understanding the complexities of college financial aid becomes increasingly crucial. The Guided Pathway Support Program (GPS) will empower you with essential knowledge and tools in an insightful webinar tailored to high school juniors and sophomores in the GPS Classes of 2025 and 2026.

Webinar Details

Date: Wednesday, April 25, 2024
Time: 7 PM EST
Topic: Understanding College Financial Aid
Where: Inside the GPS Community

Why Attend This Webinar?

The financial aid landscape can be bewildering, but mastering it is vital to unlocking college opportunities that may otherwise seem financially out of reach. This webinar will simplify the financial aid process, explain different types of financial aid available, and demonstrate how you can strategically approach funding your college education.

Here’s What We’ll Cover:

  • Need-Based Grants: What are they, and how can your family’s financial situation impact your aid package?
  • FAFSA Explained: A straightforward guide to completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and explaining why it’s pivotal for funding your college education.
  • Merit-Based Scholarships: Learn how your academic achievements can open doors to scholarships and how to search for and apply for them effectively.
  • Understanding Student Loans: Learn about different loan types, what you should consider before accepting them, and the long-term effects they may have on your finances.

GPS’s Role in Your Financial Aid Journey:

Discover how GPS supports you through resources and guidance in managing your financial aid applications, scholarship searches, and overall college planning.

Who Should Attend?

This webinar is ideal for African American high school students in the Classes of 2025 and 2026 — both juniors and sophomores — and their parents. Whether you’re just starting to look at colleges or are deep into your college planning, understanding your financial options early on in the process can make a significant difference.

Take Control of Your College Finances:

Take advantage of this opportunity to gain valuable insights to guide you through the financial aid process. Knowledge is power, especially when it comes to financing your college education. Join us to ensure you’re well-prepared to make informed decisions that will benefit your academic career and financial future.

Join GPS today, and get ready to navigate the financial aid landscape with confidence. We’re here to help you every step of the way!

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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