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What Do You Want To Study?

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OUR COLLEGE SERVICES PROGRAM CAN GUIDE YOU.

FREE ACCESS TO DYNAMIC TOOLS, HELPFUL TIPS, AND EXPERT ADVICE. 

As a San Ramon FC family, you have free access to a winning combination cutting edge online tools, expert advising, and financial solutions to help you find the best college for your child's academic and/or athletic pursuits.


GARY WHITEHOUSE ADVISING

Gary is your College Program Coordinator with almost 2 decades of experience helping families find the best college for their sons and daughters. He is available to you for 1-2 hours per year at no cost to you and can be hired for additional consulting when more time is needed to help you achieve your goals.

COLLEGE FIT FINDER SERVICE

This cutting-edge online software will help you research, discover, and connect with academic and athletic programs at colleges across the United States. As a member of San Ramon FC, you get a free account to use.  

SOLUTIONS FOR TUITION

College is an important investment in your child's future and a sizable expense for students and their families. With planning and good advice,  you have the opportunity to save money on tuition.

GARY'S TIPS

Timely tips for college planning

College Fit Finder

Online Tool For Students

SOLUTIONS FOR TUITION

Advice and tips to save money

Videos: Advice & Tips

The new video content is here! Based on the results of the College Services survey, San Ramon FC families strongly prefer short, informative videos about important topics related to college admissions, testing, and athletics. 

Should you still take the ACT or SAT in 2021? 

Get your answer in this 3-minute video from expert Steve Sandweiss, co-owner, and founder of Sandweiss Test Prep and Admissions Consulting. 

WEBINARS

College Information Webinar Series


March 3, 2021

We are pleased to bring San Ramon FC families a series of college webinars.  The next webinar is hosted by our partner organization, "Solutions for Tuition."  It is free to attend and the topic is "How To Compare And Appeal College Award Letters." The webinar will be held on Wednesday, March 3, at 6 pm PST.

Previous Webinars:

The first webinar in this series was hosted by College Fit Finder's Geoff Raives, Director of Partnerships. It provided a detailed introduction to the College Fit Finder online program. You can view it by clicking the link below.

The August 20 webinar was hosted by Jay Murray, President of "Solutions for Tuition", a trusted college funding advisor who discussed how families can save significant money on college tuition. Solutions for Tuition adds a significant piece to the college search and selection process to benefit all families at San Ramon FC who take advantage of the club's College Services Program. 

The October 1st webinar, "College Planning In The Time of COVID", was designed to help families cope with the challenges that Covid-19 has caused for students qualifying for admissions and financial aid 

For questions on these webinars or for further assistance with your family's college search process, please contact me at gwhitehouse@sanramonfc.com.

San Ramon FC's College Services Program is available for all students in the club, whether you are focused on academic programs or a student-athlete seeking to play at the collegiate level.  Let me know how I can help you in your college process.

Gary Whitehouse


WEBINAR PRESENTED BY NCAA ELIGIBILITY CENTER

Recorded May 12, 2021. 

This webinar discusses important information for 2021-22 and 2022-23 college-bound student-athletes. Topics covered include:

  • COVID-19 FAQ
  • What is the NCAA Eligibility Center?
  • Registration
  • Core Courses
  • Alternative Standards for Division I and Division II
  • Distance or E-Learning
  • Sports Participation
  • Resources

Click the graphic below to view the NCAA video presentation (may take a few moments for the NCAA video to load and begin playing).

Webinar - How To Compare & Appeal College Award Letters

With our Partner "Solutions for Tuition" and special guest "TuitionFit"

 

Recorded on Wednesday, March 3, 2021.

Description:  It's not the right college if it's not the right price. Yet, families aren't likely to get the best price unless they negotiate. But, you can't negotiate if you don't have information and leverage. TuitionFit is the only way to see comparison pricing FOR FREE.

In the webinar, learn the following:

  • Share information through a secure portal
  • Compare real-time current year offers made to similar students
  • Use this information to negotiate from a stronger position
  • Collectively flip the power dynamic in college admissions 
  • What to say in your appeal letter 
  • What not to say in your appeal letter

Webinar - College Planning In The Time Of COVID

Click the graphic to watch this free, recorded webinar from October 2020. Jay Murray, President of "Solutions for Tuition", is a trusted college funding advisor who discusses what has (and has not) changed in terms of college planning and COVID-19. 

Here are links to some resources mentioned in the webinar:

Webinar - Introduction To Solutions For Tuition

Click the graphic to watch this free webinar recorded in August of 2020. Jay Murray, President of "Solutions for Tuition", is a trusted college funding advisor who discussed how families can save significant money on college tuition and what steps they should take to get started.


CLICK TO PLAY WEBINAR VIDEO - LINK WILL TAKE YOU TO A NEW WEBSITE TO VIEW RECORDING

Webinar - Introduction To College Fit Finder

Click the graphic below to watch the recorded webinar (from July 2020) to learn how to access College Fit Finder, how to use it, and why it will be a powerful tool to help you find a college program that fits your interests and abilities. Remember, College Fit Finder is free to all families registered with San Ramon FC!


CLICK TO PLAY WEBINAR VIDEO - LINK WILL TAKE YOU TO A NEW WEBSITE TO VIEW RECORDING



College ID Camp

COLLEGE ID CAMP

San Ramon FC will host College ID camps periodically throughout the year. The most recent camp was held in early March. Players outside of the club can register and participate in ID camps. Once scheduled, future ID camp information will be available here. 


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