Insider Tips for the week of June 8, 2024

Explaining the SAI – One of the biggest mistakes we see families make in the college process is that they assume the number the FAFSA (or FAFSA projectors) provides them as their “student aid index” is what they will pay for college. Unfortunately that is not the case! Here are 5 important things to know about the student aid index.

Direct vs. Pre-Business Admissions – CIT’s Susan Whalen explains the difference between direct and pre-business admission, how colleges use each and elements to consider when seeking the right fit.

College planning podcast – CIT’s Cozy Wittman was a recent guest on the Wicked Pissah podcast, sharing all sorts of tips and advice on the college planning process. Listen to the episode here.

Campus profile: Roger Williams University – CIT’s TIffany Kolb shares her observations from a recent tour of Roger Williams University, a waterfront campus offering generous merit scholarships for right fit students.

Where are they now? – Catching up with CIT alum Anna Benjamin, her reflections on the process and her experience in college thus far.