The Criteria Used To Determine How Much Financial Aid Is Awarded To An Applicant

Part 5 of 7

With savings and investments dwindling, unemployment on the rise, many families find themselves questioning whether they can afford a college education in today’s economy. However, there are many available ways to meet college costs. WBZ NewsRadio 1030’s PM Drive News Anchor and New England Business Editor, Anthony Silva hosts a panel of distinguished college experts including: William R. Fitzsimmons, Harvard University Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid; John Mahoney, Boston College Director of Undergraduate Admission; Liliana Mickle, University of Massachusetts – Boston Director of Undergraduate Admissions; Dr. James Samels, President and CEO of The Education Alliance and Dr. Joseph Moore, President of Lesley University, for an in-depth discussion on how to determine a financial strategy that meets your educational goals and financial needs.

The panel discusses the criteria used to determine how much financial aid is awarded to an applicant, including: income of both parents, FASFA, the state of the economy, etc.

More Business Breakfast Videos: March 1st, 2011: Price Of Admission: Getting Into And Paying For College | November 16th, 2010: Growing your Business in Massachusetts | June 17th, 2010: The Rebounding Real Estate Market | February 25th, 2010: Paying For College: Mastering Financial Assistance | November 19th, 2009: Building Your Business In Bailout Times | February 11th, 2009: A Discussion With Richard Branson | March 31st, 2008: A Discussion With Senator Edward M. Kennedy


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