October 21st: Informational meeting for senior parents in the high school cafeteria. 6-7 p.m.
December 9th: Carole Jenne from St. Lawrence University's Financial Aid office will be available to college bound senior parents to discuss financial aid in room 314. 6-7:30 p.m.
Former Massena High School students requesting a copy of their transcript or if you are in need of an official transcript be sent to a college please complete the Transcript Request form available on the High School Guidance page. This request should be sent to Rose Whitton at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please allow 2-3 days for processing your request.
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HESC Introduces College Financial Aid Award Letter Comparison Tool
Just in time for College Acceptance Month, HESC has launched a College Financial Aid Award Letter Comparison Tool to help college-bound students and families interpret their award letters and get the bottom line cost of each college before making their final decision. Those of you who attended a fall workshop got a sneak-peek and were pleased to have it ready for this yearís seniors.
Without a full understanding of the total costs, including which aid is grants that donít have to be paid back and which are student loans, it may be difficult to choose the best college at an affordable price for the family.
The tool allows students and families to see side-by-side comparisons, highlights net costs and estimates the full two or four-year cost of each college.
If student loans are offered, the bottom line report will also recommend the potential income needed to comfortably pay student loans after graduation based on an occupation chosen by the user. HESC uses current data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Outlook Handbook to provide median salary estimates for the selected occupation.
No personal data is collected or saved.
Click here for a poster you can print and display in your counseling office and at other locations at school to let your students and families know how this important tool can help them make an informed decision about their college choice.
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