Jim Kuhner is a
Faculty Member of the non-profit National Institute of Financial Education.
is a three module coaching program that includes: 1) Students Choose Dream College™; Parents Achieve Financial Clarity™; and Families Experience College Success™.
Module 1 includes a unique feature of the coaching program is an emphasis on "student positioning
" whereby students learn how to increase their value for higher merit awards and improve their academic profile.
In addition, ePrep Test Prep courses are provided at a very high discount starting with the SSAT Practice Test course
and includes PSAT, PLAN, SAT, ACT, and SAT Math Subject Tests Levels 1 and 2.
In Module 2 parents review their Expected Family Contribution
with a "before" and "after" analysis. In addition our unique Cash and Liability Mastery™("CALM") planning process focuses on family financial clarity.
A central component of Module 3 is the exploration of College Affordability
with our EFC Tune-UP program. Parents go through the initial process of EFC number projections and then parent/student work together in understanding which colleges on the safety-target-reach list are the most affordable.
Module 3 brings the students and parents together in the communication process of developing safety,target, and reach schools for the application process while integrating the conclusive points of possible action in module one and two.
The admissions process is included in module 3 in addition to the college essay.
Is your family college bound at some point? Daily living finds us all busy, and going to college is complicated, probably an understatement.
Who has time to wander through the proliferation of college content? Determining what is accurate, applicable, and useful to your situation becomes even a bigger problem.
Avoiding costly mistakes, choosing the right school, staying out of debt, taking 6 years to graduate, finding money to pay for college, understanding how "free money" works, lowering your FAFSA EFC number - these are all concerns that families experience when dealing with their children attending college.
Career tests for high school students
is usually the starting point for the students and the parents start with their EFC analysis even though we might know you will not qualify for "needs based" financial aid (there is a valid surprising reason).
I am very excited about teaching students how to develop their personal portfolio and writing their own content about their experiences.
Parents, I specialize working with families where your incomes are too high for "needs based" financial aid. There is a great deal of "free money" available. In working together, we are going to go get it. That is my promise and guarantee!