FAFSA delays cause anxiety for students and parents

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College Inside Track was featured on WCCO TV discussing the announcement that student FAFSA information will not be sent to colleges until mid-March. In the WCCO interview, CIT’s Chris Wills explained a move to make the FAFSA better this year led to a major error that could have cost students more. Correcting that error is…

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FAFSA changes interview on WCCO

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  College Inside Track President Chris Wills was interviewed by Esme Murphy on WCCO TV, discussing the changes made to the FAFSA. Wills explained that the changes, which go into effect for the 2023-24 school year, will be based on a family’s 2021 tax return information so families need to understand them now. Some of…

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Costs Of College: What Parents Should Consider While Looking At Schools

College Inside Track’s Cozy Wittman was featured on WCCO TV discussing a financial framework for how families should think about their college search. Cozy emphasized narrowing visits down to schools with the right academic rigor, social environment and price point. She says she often consults with families who haven’t put much thought into paying for…

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Minnesota company helps families cut college costs

College Inside Track’s efforts to help families find the right fit and save money on college was featured on WCCO TV. The story profiles a family that worked with CIT’s Jay Benanav, who helped them work with a private college that was willing to reduce its cost from $47,000 to $17,000 a year, although the…

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Earlier FAFSA Submission Date Offers Students Better Chance At Aid

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CIT’s Chris Wills was featured on WCCO TV sharing advice on the new October 1 FAFSA filing date. Among his suggestions: Families should file as close to the Oct. 1 date as possible because some of the financial aid is first come, first served. All families should complete the FAFSA, regardless of how much money they…

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