2020-2021 Skyline College & Career Readiness Speaker Series

The purpose of the speaker series is to offer information and resources to help parents and students be more ready for life after high school. Email collegereadiness@skylineptsa.org if you have additional questions.  

Paying for College Without Going Broke

Presenter: Paula Bishop, College Financial Aid Advisor 
Tuesday, October 27th, 2020 at 7PM

See below for Zoom link 

How does the financial aid system work?
Do we qualify for financial aid?
How do colleges determine aid?
How to complete the FAFSA and CSS Profile financial aid forms?
How can we estimate financial aid we might receive?
How can we find colleges that give the most aid?  
Is there anything we can do to enhance our chances for financial aid?
How can we get scholarships? 
How do 529 plans and the GET program work?
We haven’t saved enough, what do we do? 

Paula is a CPA who specializes in helping families develop strategies to pay for their children’s college education. She holds a finance degree from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania and an MBA from the University of California, Berkeley. She is a member of the Washington Society of CPAs and the National College Advocacy Group (NCAG), whose mission is to provide education and resources for college planning professionals, students, and families.

Additional information can be found at: www.paulabishop.com