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Financial Aid Counseling

Our experienced, knowledgeable consultants help you navigate the financial aid process every step of the way.

With over 35 years of financial aid and education financing experience, our consultants provide independent, confidential expertise to save you time and money paying for college. We assist college-bound students and families throughout the financial aid process to maximize all available grant, scholarship, work and loan options.

Choose the plan that best fits your needs.

Working with College Financing Group is a fluid, start-and-stop process. The timeline and plans below give you a general idea of how our consulting services work throughout the financial aid award cycle.

You can also contact us at any point in the financial aid process and we'll design a custom plan tailored to your individual needs. Or call us at 1-888-234-3907 for a free consultation.

Fast Answers

The Fast Answers plan gives you basic assistance with your financial aid process. This can take place at any point in the financial aid cycle, from the application phase to award comparison and evaluation. Services include:

  • Calculate college costs
  • Answers to financial aid application questions
  • Financial aid offer evaluation and comparison
  • Personal advisor consultation

Total: $195

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Premium Solutions

With the Premium Solutions plan, we use a 6-step method to manage the entire financial aid process for college-bound students & families for 1 full academic year.

The steps follow the general timeline below but are subject to change depending on the individual student's needs and college plans.

Step 1: Discovery Phase (September-December)

  • Specialize in the confidential management of your financial aid
  • Discuss individual family needs and resources to pay for college
  • Student review (Grades, SAT/ACT results, possible majors, college list)

Step 2 - Application Input (December-February)

  • Financial aid form and application guidance
  • Assistance for families in understanding financial aid

Step 3 - Award letter analysis (March-April)

  • Explain each financial aid award (grants, scholarships, loans, work-study)
  • Define how financial aid impacts college costs
  • Assist families in understanding each award to clarify college costs & return on college investment

Step 4 - Offer solutions to pay for college (May-June)

  • Provide independent objective options to pay for college
  • Review educational financing options and terms

Step 5 - Complete Entrance Counseling And Loan Applications (May-July)

  • Assist in completion of all necessary financial aid loan requirements and forms

Step 6 - Review College Bill (July-August)

  • Examine College Billing Statement for accuracy to ensure all awards and expenses are correct

Total: $350 for full year

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 Parent of a prospective college student Prospective college student Parent of a current college student Current college student Other

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Platinum Plan

The Platinum Plan provides a full academic year of our comprehensive consulting service, including all features in Fast Answers & Premium Solutions, plus additional benefits.

Fast Answers +
Premium Solutions (6 Step Method included) +

Additional Benefits:

  • Review & execute special circumstances appeal of financial aid award
  • Provide financial aid appeal & negotiation expertise
  • Verification processing & e-filing services for finalizing award

Total: $475 for full year

Let's talk financial aid

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Which of the following best describes your situation?
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Are you planning on applying Early Decision or Early Action to a college?
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Is there a day/time of day that would be most convenient for us to call?

Anything else you’d like us to know?

Ready to get started? Call us at 1-888-234-3907 or click enroll for the package you want and proceed to checkout. A College Financing Group advisor will contact you within 24 hours of signing up.

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Fill out the form below and we'll let you know how we can work with your individual situation to get you the best financial aid package possible.

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Email

Best phone number to reach you at

Which of the following best describes your situation?
 Parent of a prospective college student Prospective college student Parent of a current college student Current college student Other

Are you planning on applying Early Decision or Early Action to a college?
 Yes No Not sure N/A

Is there a day/time of day that would be most convenient for us to call?

Anything else you’d like us to know?