College Inside Track Alumni Newsletter – Winter 2021


FAFSA changes – The COVID relief bill passed at the end of 2020 also included some significant changes to the FAFSA. While the changes do not go into effect until the 2023-24 school year, that year’s FAFSA will use tax information from 2021, so there are current day considerations. And because the FAFSA is completed each year a student is in college, it affects all families with students in college, not just those starting college, in 2023 and beyond.


social media apps8 tips on building a LinkedIn profile – InteroAdvisory shares 8 tips for college students on building a LinkedIn profile and begin building their professional network. 


9 eye-opening truths about the college mental health crisisAn important read for all parents, Stephanie Fairyington writes about why today’s students have higher rates of anxiety and depression and what we can do about it to help them thrive in school and life.


figure giving heart34 Valentine’s Day gifts for college kids – Valentine’s Day is a great excuse to send a care package or surprise your student with a thoughtful gift. Here are 34 ideas from Grown and Flown.