Financial Aid Night Offers Insight for Parents

A Financial Aid Night was held at High School West on Oct. 18. Administrator for guidance and related student services Ingrid Hrvatin and school counselors Diane Giannico and Karen Schmalz welcomed approximately 250 parents from the High School East and West communities. Joseph Sciame, vice president for community relations at St. John’s University, presented on the financial aid process.  In detail, he reviewed the FAFSA on the Web Worksheet, CSS Profile, covered important due dates, explained state aid and specified what loans parents may wish to pursue. The end of the presentation was marked by a question and answer session in which Mr. Sciame addressed parents’ specific financial concerns.