30 Day Financial Aid Bootcamp

The Bootcamp runs Oct. 1st – 31st 2024, the 25/26 FAFSA opens up October 1st.

The earlier you complete it, the more financial aid you can receive. The bootcamp is for Dependent students, Independent students, Graduate students, parents and professionals! Everyone can benefit from completing a FAFSA regardless of income level which we will cover in the bootcamp. 

It includes 4 weekly live webinars with Q&A sessions (that will be recorded for playback and membership in a private FB group where I will share valuable resources and information and also where you can ask unlimited questions for 30 days to help you get through the financial aid process! And you will also get access to a digital course where a number of financial aid resources including the live webinar recordings will be available.

This is a great alternative for those who don’t want to commit to my Academy which is a 10 month group coaching program.

Who Is The 30 Day Financial Aid Bootcamp For?

This Bootcamp is for any student (Independent or Dependent), parent, potential student or professional who wants to prepare for and better understand and navigate the FAFSA and financial aid process while maximizing financial aid offers. It’s a great alternative to my Financial Aid Academy 10 month group coaching program and is for those that are just looking for a little help getting through the financial aid process process and learning what they can do to increase their financial aid offers.

Tina Steele, The FAFSA Guru, has her Master’s Degree in higher education, has worked in financial aid for over 30 years, and assisted thousands of families through the financial aid process while ensuring they get the best possible financial aid offers.

Why Should You Choose The 30 Day Financial Aid Bootcamp

Students who enroll in this Bootcamp receive on average, an additional $20,000 in financial aid over the course of 4 years ON TOP of their regular financial aid offers, and that’s just the average! In many cases it’s even more!

If you’re feeling stressed, overwhelmed or confused by the financial aid process, this Bootcamp will guide you step by step through it all and give you direct access to the FAFSA Guru herself for all of your questions. 

Topics covered in this Bootcamp include:

This Bootcamp will help you navigate the financial aid process, better understand it all and teach you what to do to get the best financial aid offers possible.

Topics covered in the Bootcamp include:

  • Financial Aid 101, understanding the financial aid available and the process
  • Understanding how colleges determine a financial aid package
  • Finding colleges within your reach financially
  • Breaking down the EFC/SAI and what it means for your family
  • How to determine what colleges offer better aid packages
  • What you can do to ensure maximizing your aid offers
  • Preparing for the FAFSA and CSS Profile, what you need to know
  • FAFSA and CSS Profile completion tutorials
  • Reporting special circumstances that could positively affect your aid offers
  • How to write an Effective financial aid appeal letter that can get your more aid
  • What does it mean when you have been selected for verification?
  • Private loan options
  • Parent PLUS Loans
  • How to close the financial aid gap
  • How to effectively search for and find outside scholarships
  • What you can do to ensure maximizing your financial aid
  • Comparing financial aid offers and using them as leverage for other colleges
  • Accepting your financial aid offer and what to expect next
  • Completing your Master Promissory Note and Entrance counseling
  • And More!

Sign up now and save your spot in this years 30 Day Financial Aid Bootcamp!

Frequently Asked Questions

Is this the right program for me?

If you feel that you would benefit from some help from a financial aid expert in navigating the financial aid process so that you can maximize your aid offers then this bootcamp is for you! This bootcamp is for Dependent and Independent students, Graduate students, parents and professionals. If you are the parent of a high school senior or rising senior and looking for a deeper dive into the financial aid process and access to The FAFSA Guru for more than 30 days you may want to consider The FAFSA and Financial Aid Academy.

What will I learn in this Bootcamp?

This bootcamp covers everything you need to know to successfully navigate the college financial aid process and get the best aid offers possible. 

What Can I Expect To Gain From Enrolling in this Bootcamp?

On average, students who enroll in the Bootcamp receive an additional $20,000 more in financial aid (on top of their financial aid offers) over the course of 4 years, and oftentimes even more! The Bootcamp will take the stress out of the process for you and allow you to lean on a financial aid expert (The FAFSA Guru herself) for all your financial aid questions.