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Frank Palmasani

Born: 1953 in Chicago, IL
Pen Name: None

Connection to Illinois: 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.

Biography: 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.


Primary Literary Genre(s): Non-Fiction

Primary Audience(s): Adult readers; Young adult readers

Frank Palmasani on WorldCat :

Selected Titles

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

Sourcebooks Inc., Naperville, Ill. : ©2013.

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

Sourcebooks EDU, Naperville, Ill. : 2013.

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.