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PACAC Connects Online Workshop Series - 12/3/20
Thursday, December 03, 2020, 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM EST
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PACAC Connects:
An Online Workshop Series


Thursday, December 3, 2020

3:00 - 4:30 PM


Financial Aid 2020: A Detailed Look  

Audience:  Those working with students on the secondary side

Presenter:  Ruth Cramer, Senior Associate Director of Financial Aid, Dickinson College
*Reminder: As with all PACAC presentations, the inclusion of any presenter (vendor, college, etc.) is not an endorsement by PACAC or any representative thereof.*

Description:  Financial aid is an important topic that we cover each year in varied ways.  This year, an experienced Financial Aid professional at a private college will give us a detailed look at the elements from the FAFSA and CSS Profile that are considered in determining aid packages. Ruth will walk us through some terminology and the formulas, talk about families with special circumstances, and look at types of aid awarded. We will also discuss the challenges we all face this year as we try to help make higher education a possibility for our students.  (Please note: Portions of this workshop will be interactive.)

When: Thursday, December 3rd, 3pm-4:30pm EST **Note different time**

Cost:  Free for all
Other PACAC Connects are $10 for nonmember.
Join PACAC today ($25 individual annual membership) and attend all online workshops for FREE!

Registration: Closed now. (RecordingPowerPoint)

After attending this workshop, you will:

  • Have reviewed the main elements of financial aid applications.
  • Understand the different formulas and what financial information is considered in packages.
  • Know how to advise families with certain special circumstances.
  • Have discussed some of the unique questions and challenges both colleges and students are facing this year with regard to financial aid. 
  • Be able to have more informed financial aid conversations with your families.
  • Receive a Certificate of Completion and online application form to submit for ACT 48 credit through PACAC. (Note: you must be registered and logged in to the LIVE Online Workshop individually for the entire time to qualify for the certificate.)

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