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Not sure if you are awarding the correct amount of financial aid to the right families? It’s a common issue that financial aid committees struggle with. Fortunately, there is a straight forward solution—you need to know the two key elements that make up all financial aid formulas, and accordingly, the key variables that make up your school’s award calculation.
Event time: 3 PM ET
We hear from schools all the time that they are frustrated with awarding families for poor choices, such as expensive cars, clothing, houses, etc.
Additionally, If you have ever questioned how an award was calculated, felt that you are giving families way too much, or end up giving families more aid dollars just because they asked, it is likely a symptom of misunderstanding how your formula actually works.
It's hard to defend an award (or lack of one) without knowing how the decision was made. Accordingly, this session will help you make sure that you are giving the correct amount of aid to the right mission-appropriate families.
We'll cover these topics and more:
- How to develop a process to setup and analyze your own formula so that you get a full understanding of exactly how the award you present to a family is determined
- Why we hate the word "formula" (hint: There is NO formula)
- How to accurately factor in all of a family's income and assets into the award calculation
- How to establish reasonable, allowable family expenses that you are willing to subsidize with your financial aid dollars
- How and when to deviate from policy to allow for "family circumstance"
- Best practices and key factors to consider when evaluating housing, taxes, insurance, utilities, and and long-term savings
- The one asset families can use to legally "hide" money from you
Total run time is 60 minutes. The presentation will run approximately 45 minutes with 15 minutes designated for Q&A.
Who should attend:
This webinar is appropriate for Business Managers, CFOs, School Heads, Admission Directors, Financial Aid Directors, and Board Members.
Clint is a financial aid and tuition management specialist who has helped over 1000 school leaders discover how to set mission-appropriate financial aid policies to sustain long-term viability.
As Regional Account Manager for ISM, Clint:
- Helps schools thrive by providing the tools to increase revenue and fill empty seats with mission-appropriate students
- Works side-by-side with schools to give them the confidence to make the best financial aid decisions for all parties involved
- Supports school leaders in supporting and sustaining their own mission with customized aid recommendations
Clint previously served as a Financial Aid Advisor at The Wealth Advocate Investment Group LLC and a Financial Advisor at 1847Financial. He also owned his own marketing organization, Losch Marketing.
Clint earned his bachelor’s degree in math and economics at Lafayette College.
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