Financial Aid FAQ: Live and unscripted, (9/30/21)

This episode was originally a live, unscripted off-the-cuff open mic session where college advisors Pearl and Andy Lockwood fielded questions from webinar attendees on the fly. Topics included: the FAFSA and CSS Profile, deadlies, the 529, how much income is too much to quality for aid, how to legally “shelter” assets from the financial aid formulas, how to…

SAT vs ACT: Which Test is Best?

It’s rare for a day to go by without someone asking us at Lockwood College Prep which test should they take, the SAT or ACT? This episode outlines the key factors you should consider when deciding which standardized test to take, including: If you’re a strong math student If you’re a strong reader or writer If…

SAT vs ACT Live Q&A

In this episode, college consultant Andy Lockwood grills Marissa Uneberg, Esq., head of tutoring at Lockwood Test Prep with several high stakes, gotta-know-em questions, including: What do you do if you have a kid with great grades, but is a poor test taker? Is “Test Optional” really test optional? If you get the same scores…

How to Bust College Essay Writers Block

College consultant Andy Lockwood shares some widespread obstacles facing college essay writers, and an “old school” way to bust through writer’s block (that he uses personally). More info at CollegeBootcamps.com and LockwoodCollegePrep.com