Beyond Academy is hosting a free online educational college workshop to help students and families achieve their college goals. This is an introductory course designed for families needing to learn the best first steps in the college admissions and financial funding process.
In this workshop, you will hear from leading industry experts. You will learn how you can prepare for college during our current situation, and tips for getting the most out of your virtual college visit.
Our experts will discuss the financial aid eligibility formula. You will learn tips you will need to understand how to receive the maximum grants, scholarships, and financial aid in college! You will also learn how most students can become eligible for financial aid; even if you think you cannot qualify for financial aid based on your family’s high income or high assets.
Understand cost-effective options to fund college and ways to avoid costly pitfalls without putting a strain on your retirement and the rest of your family finances. In this workshop, you will learn:
What factors to consider when choosing a major and selecting a college
How to attend an expensive private college for less than a state school
How to pick the right schools that will give you the best financial aid packages
How the US Department of Education calculates your Expected Family Contribution (EFC) and which assets are taken into consideration
How to create a plan to pay for college in any economy without relying on 529 plans, expensive private student loans, or raiding your retirement accounts
How to lower your “out-of-pocket” costs and get the maximum amount of financial aid from each school and how to increase your college-related tax deductions and tax credits
How to find peace of mind by accessing the best resources