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Since founding Financial Aid Consulting in 2001 Howard Freedman has met and exceeded the expectations of thousands of students by making a college education more affordable.

Financial Aid Documents

Pulling it all together

Financial aid forms are neither foolproof nor provide colleges with an accuare evaluation of what you really can afford. They can be misinterpreted, subject to undetected mistakes and discourage parents from bothering to apply for financial aid at all.

The Big Leagues

Howard Freedman

Howard received his BS Degree in Business Management from Northeastern University and an MBA from Suffolk University in Boston. He graduated from the College Board’s Financial Aid Institute and completes ongoing financial aid training. He is a member of MASCA, Massachusetts School Counselors Association and MASFAA, Massachusetts Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators.

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Best Companies To Work For

Making a Match — Finding the Best Company for You  by Howard Freedman Copyright 2018. All rights reserved. No...

Financial Aid Frightens Some Adults

The FAFSA holds an important role in the financial aid process. Be aware that it doesn't do everything. Learn what it does...

About US

Howard Freedman's primary focus is to help families through the college financing process beyond just a FAFSA. He does this...

Moving On!

Congratulations if you have taken the time to read and understand the wealth of information that I provided.  One of the...

Making College Happen

This unique and highly rated book is a no nonsense guide that cost through the information overload and better explains the...

Becoming A Winner After College

Becoming a WINNER beyond College by Howard Freedman Copyright 2018. All rights reserved. No portion of this article may be...

Financial Aid Mistakes

How do you avoid mistakes when applying for financial aid? This article will keep you on the right track to success.

How To Earn Positive Recognition

Using my experience managing payroll for Fortune 500 and smaller employers, consulting and doing what's best for my clients,...

Adding Value

This is a great case study on ways to reduce an organization' expense by being a team player and doing what is best for the...

Know The Facts

Take this simple true and false quiz to clarify the myths and realties of college financing

Network To College

Networking is the most effective way for making contacts and getting the right answers from those in the know. Now is the...

How To Run Productive Meetings

Meetings are the focal point for getting things done. Sadly many go astray and accomplish nothing. This article describes the...

Stay Organized

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Scholarship Treasure Hunt

Here are some simp-le steps to prepare for a scholarship


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Choose A College Major

Here are some helpful hints when choosing a college major.

Summer-Best Time To Plan

Summer Could Be the Best Time to Visit and Prepare for College by Howard Freedman Copyright 2018. All rights reserved. No...

The Power of Metrics

Just the facts!! Read this valuable case study on how to identify and manage data to support the needed results and a better...

Slideshow-A Humorous Path To College

Watch this slideshow about the lighter side of getting to college. I created it to show that you are not alone. Every once...

Client and Reader Testimonials

Read some of the many testimonials from clients and my readers. More testimonials can be found with my book entry on the...

Terms You Should Know

Here are terms excerpted form my book that will help you to better understand some of the terminology that you are likely to...

Financial Aid Consultant

How financial aid consultants can ease the burden from guidance counselors

Hurdles To Financial Aid

Working with hundreds of students and their families has enabled me to better understand their varied needs and how to...