Financial Essentials for College Planning

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For registration assistance: 608-890-3260


Preparing for college financially can be a significant challenge for many families. Are you ready to navigate it? This class will help you understand options for funding a college education and prepare to make confident decisions during the college application and admission process. We will explore financial aid processes, look at the options for merit and need-based aid, and learn how to compare financial aid packages offered by colleges and universities. In this class, you will learn how to approach finding the school that offers the best financial fit for you as a student.

Student profile

This course is designed to offer high school students the opportunity to hone the skills they need to succeed in college, learn more about college admissions, financial aid and navigating universities of all sizes, prepare for college academics and setting themselves up for future success.

Important dates

Application deadlines

Application opens: Oct. 20, 2022
Deadline: Apply by Feb. 15, 2023

Tuition deadlines

Full tuition payment is due at the time of registration.

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