Cash for College Workshops

San Francisco, San Mateo, Palo Alto 6:15 PM - 7:45 PM

October 22, 2019 to October 29, 2019

Teenagers or young adults walking outdoors on school campus. Hispanic, Caucasian, and African American students are smiling while walking together to class. They are wearing trendy casual clothing and backpacks, and are carrying school books.

Part 1 of Our College Financial Readiness Series

Join us for the first of two workshops for parents and their 9th-12th grade students to start thinking about financing college. Learn important financial steps to follow now before filling out your financial aid forms! You will have the opportunity to plan ahead and be knowledgeable on how to maximize your family’s need for financial aid.

What You Will Learn:

  • Expert tips and tools to help complete your FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) form like a pro
  • What to do when FAFSA information is incorrect or needs updating
  • Who is eligible for the private school financial aid form CSS PROFILE (College Scholarship Service Profile)
  • What to be aware of when completing your 2019 federal taxes and the implications some income sources will have on financial aid

Register Now:

San Mateo: Tue., Oct 22; 6:15 – 7:45 pm

San Francisco: Thu., Oct 24; 6:15 – 7:45 pm

Palo Alto: Tue., Oct 29; 6:15 -7:15 pm


Frequently Asked Questions:

Who should attend?
We encourage all 9th-12th graders and their parents to attend. Teens and parents are also welcome to come on their own.

When should I arrive?

Please try to arrive at JFCS by 5:45 pm. We will begin promptly at 6:15 pm.

Will there be food?

Yes! We will have some light dinner available starting at 5:45 pm.

What if my plans change and I cannot make it?

Seats are limited. If you cannot come for some reason, please let us know so we can give your seat to someone else. Just call 415-449-1226.

I have more questions. Who can I contact?

Contact Michelle Lamphere at the JFCS Financial Aid Center with any questions: 415-449-1226; [email protected]

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