Topic: How college financial aid process works and strategies to help a family reduce their out-of-pocket cost.
Date: Tuesday, 10/3 @ 6:30 PM
Location: BHS Little Theater
Audience: Workshop will be geared toward current freshmen and sophomore students.
- How the financial aid system really works.
- What their family needs to do and when in order to maximize their financial aid.
- How the financial aid system assesses each aspect of their family’s profile when determining how much they can pay toward the cost of college
Remember: Procrastination equals less financial aid. All schools are not alike, so it is important to know your options and opportunities.
Presenter: Donald P. Anderson
Don Anderson has been working with college strategies since 1990. His first association with College Funding Advisors was as a client. Don joined College Funding Advisors after successfully guiding his three children through the financial aid process over an eleven year period.
Don’s oldest son got his undergraduate degree in chemical engineering at Tufts University and subsequently completed a three-year graduate program in bio-chemical engineering at Tufts. He is currently a bio-chemical researcher/process engineer. His daughter graduated from Yale University, completed her PhD in education at UCLA and is currently teaching at the University of Southern California. His youngest son, graduated from the University of Pennsylvania, obtained his law degree at Temple University, worked at Johns Hopkins as a medical ethics attorney and is currently a senior fellow at the Temple Law School while completing his doctorate in Public Health. Don’s wife was a college English teacher and currently works as a high school tutor.
Don received his Bachelor of Science in Engineering from Northeastern University and his MBA in Management from Syracuse University. Prior to joining College Funding Advisors, Don worked as an analyst and computer systems manager for various international businesses and manufacturing firms. He now lectures extensively throughout the greater Boston area on his experience and insights in the financial aid system and enjoys guiding families through the college financial process.