College Financial Planning Seminar - City of Frisco

By Rajkamal Rao  

Image credit: Rao Advisors LLC

The City of Frisco is hosting our popular "College Financial Planning Made Easy" seminar at the Frisco Athletic Center on Feb 16 at 2 PM.  The seminar runs for 2½ hours including the Q&A session, but those of you who have attended prior sessions know that we often go over!

Tickets are $20/person.

The easiest way to register is to call the FAC front desk at 972-292-6600 and mention the course ID 00010707.  Or you may register online at the City of Frisco's new Perfectmind site.  Or you can stop by the FAC front desk.

Topics Covered

We typically cover the following topics:

  1. Introduction to Return on Investment
  2. Introduction to College
  3. How Colleges Work Behind The Scenes
  4. Credits as Currency
  5. Costs of Attendance
  6. Dual Credits, AP or IB courses 
  7. Exploit Articulation Agreements 
  8. Other Ways to Lower College Costs
  9. Earnings Table and ROI Modeling
  10. Paying for College
  11. Free Money for College (Scholarships)
  12. Financial Aid
  13. Borrowing for College
  14. Loan Repayment Tips

About The Presenter

Sending children away to college is one of the most important, but stressful, milestones for a parent. With more and more students applying to the nation's top colleges, it is becoming increasingly harder to get in.  The top 12 colleges accepted just 1 applicant in 10, some, even fewer.

Our lead counselor, Rajkamal Rao, is an expert on higher education.  Many of you have read his blog posts.  His course, "School to College", an innovative ½ credit elective for high school students, launched in the State of Washington on the Red Comet online platform this Spring.  He is an active public speaker conducting awareness seminars on higher education both in the United States and India.  His higher education webinars are broadcast live to engineering colleges in India.  He has written a book on college selection, available on Amazon - College Selection the Smart WayHis course on college financial planning is live on Udemy, the world's largest online learning and teaching marketplace with over 15 million students.

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