Update

Parents League is staying connected with you during this uncertain time. All advisory appointments remain on the schedule and will be done by phone. Admissions Workshops will move to webinar format. We are exploring moving the Admissions Fairs to an online format. All other spring fairs and education programs are suspended until further notice. See further details here

Paying for college

Paying for College Without Going Broke: A College Financing Seminar

Speaker: 
Kal Chany
Venue: 
Birch Wathen Lenox School
210 East 77th Street
Between Second and Third Avenues
New York, NY 10075
When: 
Tuesday, March 3, 2020
Time: 
6:30pm - 7:45pm

Members can attend this event for free.
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Do you have questions and need help with the financial navigation of your child’s college future? We are thrilled that Kal Chany will be returning to Parents League for his third year. Join us as he shares updated information for families beginning the process in a changing financial climate. Kal Chany is a nationally recognized expert in the field of college financing and financial aid and author of the Princeton Review guidebook, Paying for College Without Going Broke. He is the founder and president of Campus Consultants Inc., a Manhattan-based financial aid advisory firm. Kal will discuss how parents can develop long-range strategies that are the key to minimizing out-of-pocket costs and maximizing financial aid eligibility.

Topics covered will include:

  • How eligibility for financial aid is determined
  • Why it is important to plan ahead to boost your chances
  • The financial aid application process
  • Merit aid
  • Other money-saving options
  • Long-term and short-term educational tax benefits

Kal Chany has appeared on ABC’s Good Morning America, ABC’s World New Tonight with Diane Sawyer, the CBS Evening News, CNN, FOX Business News, the NBC Nightly News, CNBC’s Closing Bell, PBS’ Nightly Business Report and has been a guest on National Public Radio.  A graduate of Lehigh University, Kal is a frequent information source on personal finance topics for the Associated Press, Money, the New York Times, USA TODAY, The Wall Street Journal, and other publications

Admissions Events

2020 Kindergarten Fair
Venue:
TBD
TBD
New York, NY 10003
When:
Monday, April 20, 2020
Time:
4:30pm - 6:15pm
Members: Register here
Non-Members: Register here
Kindergarten Admissions Panel 2020
Venue:
TBD
TBD
New York, NY 10003
When:
Monday, April 20, 2020
Time:
6:30pm - 7:45pm
Members: Register here
Non-Members: Register here

Education Programs

Colleges That Change Lives
Speaker:
Maria Furtado
Venue:
Columbia Grammar and Prep School
Theater, 4 West 93rd Street
New York, NY 10025
When:
Wednesday, April 1, 2020
Time:
6:30pm - 7:45pm
Fully Booked
High School and Middle School Admissions Webinar
Speaker:
Evie Gurney, Parents League School Advisor
Venue:
Online webinar
A link will be emailed to all registrants
New York, NY 10028
When:
Monday, April 13, 2020
Time:
6:30pm - 7:45pm
Members: Register here
Special Needs School Advice
Speaker:
Chantal Aflalo and Laura Mazzaro, Special Needs School Advisors
Venue:
Online webinar
A link will be emailed to all registrants
New York, NY 10028
When:
Tuesday, April 21, 2020
Time:
12:00pm - 1:30pm
Members: Please call the Parents League office at 212-737-7385 to register.
The Self-Driven Child
Speaker:
William Stixrud, Ph.D. and Ned Johnson
Venue:
TBD
Webinar
New York, NY 10128
When:
Tuesday, April 28, 2020
Time:
6:30pm - 7:45pm
Members: Register here

Preschool Admissions Workshops

When:
Thursday, April 2, 2020
Time:
5:30pm - 7:00pm
When:
Thursday, April 16, 2020
Time:
5:30pm - 7:00pm
When:
Thursday, April 23, 2020
Time:
5:30pm - 7:00pm
When:
Monday, April 27, 2020
Time:
5:30pm - 7:00pm