Insider tips for the week of August 8, 2022

Important financial aid info – College Inside Track’s Jay Benanav provides answers to important financial aid questions. Take a few minutes to read his advice.

Test optional update – CIT Consultant Tiffany Kolb discusses what families need to know now about the test optional path in college admissions: Important takeaways from the most recent application cycle, possibilities of test optional applications at highly selective colleges, and the process of determining whether or not to submit scores.

Schedule your admission interviews now – College Inside Track’s Susan Whalen explains how college admission interviews are more important than ever and shares 3 tips to make the most of them.

Can we juggle assets to make ourselves need-based?In this three minute video, CIT’s Cozy Wittman addresses common questions asked by parents in search of college dollars. Learn the single strongest factor determining whether or not you’re need based, and how to use the college search process to balance a stubbornly high EFC.