Financial Aid College Ranking

The Princeton Review has released a ranking today of the best colleges for financial aid, stating that these are the schools that are “doling out the most aid to offset the cost of college.” All ten universities featured in the ranking are private schools with, as Jessica Dickler states for … 

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Parents Exploiting Financial Aid Offers

We are experts in highly selective college admissions. We are not experts in financial aid. Do we know more than most about financial aid? Of course. But we don’t hold ourselves out to be experts namely because our students at Ivy Coach do not apply for financial aid. And why? … 

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Changes to Higher Education Act

As congressional Republicans push to pass a reauthorization bill to the Higher Education Act, many believe the changes to the act would significantly curtail the ability of low and middle-income students to receive financial aid. We at Ivy Coach are among them. In fact, in an article out today in … 

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Top Universities for Financial Aid

There’s a piece on “CNBC” by Jessica Dickler entitled “Top colleges for financial aid” that we figured we’d share on the pages of our college admissions blog. Because why not? The piece focuses on a ranking conducted by “The Princeton Review” on the colleges, both public and private, that measures universities … 

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Applying Early and Financial Aid

Harold O. Levy is a former chancellor of the New York City public schools and we have long been fans of his work for students from underpriviledged backgrounds seeking to attend our nation’s most highly selective universities. His is a voice in higher education we greatly respect. After all, this … 

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Financial Aid

Ivy Coach is featured today in “The GW Hatchet,” the newspaper of George Washington University. The article, written by Jeanine Marie, is entitled “Federal officials streamline financial aid process” and, naturally, it focuses on changing financial aid policies. We don’t write much about financial aid on the pages of our college … 

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Financial Aid Expertise

Someone reached out to us recently thanking us for all of the information we offer on the pages of our college admissions blog on financial aid. While we of course said “you’re welcome,” the fact is that we don’t offer much information on financial aid on our blog. So maybe … 

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Checking the Financial Aid Box

Considering checking the financial aid box on your graduate school applications? Perhaps reconsider! Bev Taylor, Founder of Ivy Coach, was recently featured in a “Main Street” article entitled “Worker Going to Grad School? Here’s How to Pay for Your Degree” written by Kathryn Tuggle that we figured we’d bring to the … 

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