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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Frank Palmasani  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Non-Fiction

Audience: Adult; Young Adult;

Born: 1953 in Chicago, IL

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Illinois Connection

Frank Palmasani, founder of managingcollegecost. com, began learning about the financial aid process in 1976, his first year as a high school counselor. In 1981 he moved to the College level eventually becoming a Director of Admissions. After a twelve year stint he returned to the high school arena to a position which he continues to enjoy today, serving as a Guidance Counselor. In 1985, Palmasani began delivering seminars on the College Financial Aid and Planning Process. He estimates in those years, he has delivered seminars to over 100,000 people.

Biographical and Professional Information

As a College Admissions Director, Frank Palmasani began delivering seminars to parents at Chicago area high schools in 1985 about the College Financial Aid and Planning process. Since that year, he continually speaks at 40 to 50 high schools each year helping families manage their college costs without excessive debt.

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Right college, right price :
ISBN: 1402273797. OCLC Number: 778421178

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Right college, right price :
ISBN: 9781402273803. OCLC Number: 829176154

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Describes how the Financial Fit program can help families determine how much college will really cost beyond the sticker price and factor cost into the college search, and explains how to maximize financial aid benefits.