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Don’t Let Colleges Rob You Blind! Financial Aid Tips

Uncategorized Nov 07, 2022
Lockwood College Prep
Don’t Let Colleges Rob You Blind! Financial Aid Tips
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FREE Guide at https://www.LockwoodCollegePrep.com/h... - How financial aid works and how to get enough so that you can pay for college comfortably without cutting back on your lifestyle or casting a college debt anchor around your kid's - or your - neck for decades

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https://www.youtube.com/c/AndyLockwood/ 

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College Admissions Results

Uncategorized Oct 31, 2022
Lockwood College Prep
College Admissions Results
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In this post:

College advisor Andy Lockwood shares his thoughts on admissions results for the class of 2022 and what they mean for the class of 2023 and beyond!

 

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Here’s What You Should Be Doing In October

Uncategorized Oct 24, 2022
 
Eavesdrop on college advisor Andy Lockwood advise his private clients in a monthly, private webinar about what class of 2023, 2024 and younger kids need to know about:
 
*Looming Early Decision and Early Action deadlines
 
*The status of loan forgiveness applications
 
*"Good" extracurricular activities vs "bad" ones
 
SAT and ACT prep
 
More!

 

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10 College Admissions and Financial Aid Results Mistakes to Avoid (2022)

Uncategorized Oct 17, 2022
Lockwood College Prep
10 College Admissions and Financial Aid Results Mistakes to Avoid (2022)
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In Today's Post:

College advisor summarizes 10 self-imposed obstacles that causes families with college-bound teens to fail to get in where they want, and to fail at financial aid and scholarships.

USEFUL RESOURCES: https://www.LockwoodCollegePrep.com/ https://www.LockwoodCollegePrep.com/blog  https://www.youtube.com/c/AndyLockwood/

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ABOUT LOCKWOOD COLLEGE PLANNING ==================================

Award-winning college consultants Andy and Pearl Lockwood are leading experts at getting students into their dream school, college or university, at discount tuition prices. That includes financial aid, college applications & admissions, scholarships, merit scholarships, merit aid, FAFSA, Ivy League, the business of college, and well, you get the idea. Andy coaches college-bound teens in choosing majors & careers, planning into a college list, then strategizing how to...

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The Inconvenient Truth About Scholarships

#scholarships Oct 04, 2022
 

Listen up and get ready to write down the plentiful "nuggets" in this interview, that would be worth -- literally - five figures of scholarships that you would not otherwise have discovered...

College advisor Andy Lockwood interviews scholarship search expert Jean O'Toole on little known strategies -- and pitfalls -- relating to the search for scholarships for college.  Topics include:

  • The rarely-discussed truth about those 5,000 scholarship websites, contests and sweepstakes:  are they scams or legit?
  • The surprising place to uncover "hidden" scholarships from companies and other organizations
  • The counterintuitive -- but logical -- reason why companies and organizations offer scholarships
  • A "ninja" way to tilt the odds in your favor of winning a scholarship BEFORE you apply
  • The biggest mistake students and parents make in the scholarship search process
  • More!

 For more information about Jean O'Toole and her scholarship search assistance, visit Connections101.com

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The "Secret" Deadline for FAFSA and CSS Profile (2022)

Uncategorized Oct 03, 2022
Lockwood College Prep
The "Secret" Deadline for FAFSA and CSS Profile (2022)
6:06
 

In Today's Post:

Learn the insider secret deadline for FAFSA college financial aid applications. Each year, thousands of financial aid applicants blow the deadlines for the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid), CSS Profile and assorted other financial aid applications.

They're not easy to find or readily available. This short video helps you figure out when to file, so that you don't miss out on grants, scholarships or other financial aid that you otherwise deserve!

 

USEFUL RESOURCES: https://www.LockwoodCollegePrep.com/ https://www.LockwoodCollegePrep.com/blog  https://www.youtube.com/c/AndyLockwood/

Get the best-selling book on financial aid for college planning: https://amzn.to/3xSGc7V

ABOUT LOCKWOOD COLLEGE PLANNING ==================================

Award-winning college consultants Andy and Pearl Lockwood are leading experts at getting students into their dream school, college or university, at discount tuition prices. That includes financial...

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3 Deadly Federal Student Aid Mistakes To Avoid (2022)

Uncategorized Sep 26, 2022
Lockwood College Prep
3 Deadly Federal Student Aid Mistakes To Avoid (2022)
9:09
 

In Today's Post:

00:00 - Introduction

00:22 - Mistake #1

02:48 - Mistake #2

05:04 - Mistake #3

 07:21 - Conclusion

USEFUL RESOURCES: https://www.LockwoodCollegePrep.com/ https://www.LockwoodCollegePrep.com/blog  https://www.youtube.com/c/AndyLockwood/

Get the best-selling book on financial aid for college planning: https://amzn.to/3xSGc7V

ABOUT LOCKWOOD COLLEGE PLANNING ==================================

Award-winning college consultants Andy and Pearl Lockwood are leading experts at getting students into their dream school, college or university, at discount tuition prices. That includes financial aid, college applications & admissions, scholarships, merit scholarships, merit aid, FAFSA, Ivy League, the business of college, and well, you get the idea. Andy coaches college-bound teens in choosing majors & careers, planning into a college list, then strategizing how to maximize chances of admission. He also helps families eligible...

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FAFSA Application NEWS - What You MUST Know!

Uncategorized Sep 19, 2022
Lockwood College Prep
FAFSA Application NEWS - What You MUST Know!
10:00
 

In Today's Blog:

00:00 - Introduction

00:32 - What is a FAFSA?

07:52 - Conclusion

 

USEFUL RESOURCES: https://www.LockwoodCollegePrep.com/ https://www.LockwoodCollegePrep.com/blog  https://www.youtube.com/c/AndyLockwood/

Get the best-selling book on financial aid for college planning: https://amzn.to/3xSGc7V

ABOUT LOCKWOOD COLLEGE PLANNING ==================================

Award-winning college consultants Andy and Pearl Lockwood are leading experts at getting students into their dream school, college or university, at discount tuition prices. That includes financial aid, college applications & admissions, scholarships, merit scholarships, merit aid, FAFSA, Ivy League, the business of college, and well, you get the idea. Andy coaches college-bound teens in choosing majors & careers, planning into a college list, then strategizing how to maximize chances of admission. He also helps families eligible for financial aid or scholarships, and...

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The TRUTH About the Student Loan Forgiveness Proposal (2022)

Uncategorized Sep 13, 2022
Lockwood College Prep
The TRUTH About the Student Loan Forgiveness Proposal (2022)
1:19:49
 

A look at college loan (Direct and PLUS loans) forgiveness...plus how to AVOID student debt and get your hands on grants and scholarships via the FAFSA, CSS Profile and other sources of college funds. 

USEFUL RESOURCES: https://www.LockwoodCollegePrep.com/ https://www.LockwoodCollegePrep.com/blog  https://www.youtube.com/c/AndyLockwood/

Get the best-selling book on financial aid for college planning: https://amzn.to/3xSGc7V

ABOUT LOCKWOOD COLLEGE PLANNING ==================================

Award-winning college consultants Andy and Pearl Lockwood are leading experts at getting students into their dream school, college or university, at discount tuition prices. That includes financial aid, college applications & admissions, scholarships, merit scholarships, merit aid, FAFSA, Ivy League, the business of college, and well, you get the idea. Andy coaches college-bound teens in choosing majors & careers, planning into a college list, then strategizing how to...

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Should I take both the SAT and ACT?

act collegetest sat Jun 16, 2022

We normally start our students off with a diagnostic test, so we can assess the student’s strengths and weaknesses and recommend one test over the other.  About half of the students show a propensity for one test over the other, while the other half does equally well on both the SAT and ACT.  For the majority of students, it’s best to choose a single  test, focus all of their energy into that test, and stick with that test.  

 

There are several benefits to focusing on a single test.  It is better to focus on a single test and become an absolute expert in it. Mastering one test alone is far easier than splitting your attention between two different exams, with different pacing, different question types, and even different topics!  It is also a lot less stressful to study for a single test.

 

While it can be very rewarding, studying for the SAT or ACT is intensive, exhausting, and time consuming.  Adding a second test into...

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