Education Advisory & Consulting by Firethorn

Our custom process helps families navigate the complex college search process, and helps identify the best educational value for your student. A deep discovery process makes certain we understand your education goals so we can implement best-in-class funding solutions. We then remain vigilant on an ongoing basis to address anything that could jeopardize a successful outcome for your plan.


The 7-Step EAC Process:

Freshman/Sophomore/Junior Year (and earlier)

  • Plan and prepare for the cost of college
  • Determine how college funding fits within your family's overall financial plan

September-November of Senior Year

  • Apply for admission and scholarships

October of Senior Year

  • Apply for financial aid

March-April of Senior Year

  • Analyze and appeal financial aid offers

April of Senior Year

  • Choose the right school and accept your award

May of Senior Year

  • Evaluate options to cover any shortfall

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