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uAspire trains school counselors and college access providers to support students through the financial aid process. Our online and in-person professional learning builds practitioners' knowledge and skills to guide their students through FAFSA completion, Student Aid Report review, verification, and beyond. Available nationwide, we trained over 1,900 counselors in 22 states last year, including Texas, Connecticut, Washington, Michigan and North Carolina.
Each course gives you access to uAspire’s expertise from over 30 years of student advising and indispensable tools to use immediately with students and families.
Develop your skills and knowledge of the college affordability timeline and financial aid, with a student-centered approach. Learn to take inventories of students’ financial situations and specific needs.
You'll be able to:
Master this crucial financial aid form by practicing complex scenarios, learning to complete the financial section with confidence, and gaining best practices for working with special student populations.
Determine a student’s CSS Profile requirements based on their
college list and family circumstances, answer tricky questions
accurately, and explain follow-up steps.
Navigate students through the many steps and common challenges of FAFSA follow-up, including Student Aid Report (SAR) review and the confusing, often burdensome, verification process.
Help students accurately compare college costs and make an informed college choice by analyzing their financial aid offers. Practice using uAspire’s College Cost Calculator with real aid offers and student case studies.
Reduce “summer melt” by supporting students with the many financial aid activities they must complete over the summer to successfully transition to college.
Support college students with FAFSA renewal, bill payment, Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) in relation to financial aid eligibility, and knowing their overall student debt and loan payment options.
Interested in training for your school district or organization? Contact us to discuss customized training opportunities, including in-person workshops.
In 2019-20, we trained 1,924 college access professionals, reaching 519,480 students nationwide.
Together, we’re dramatically expanding opportunity, achievement, and success for students.
What our training participants say about us:
uAspire offers live, interactive webinars designed to fit your needs and schedule. Each expert-led webinar is designed to increase skills, knowledge, and confidence with college affordability so you can effectively support students to access financial aid.
Wednesday, April 28, 20212:00 PM - 3:00 PM EST
Wednesday, March 03, 20213:30 PM - 4:30 PM EST
Questions about your webinar or registration? We’re here to help! Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
To discuss how uAspire can meet your professional development needs and improve student outcomes, please contact us.