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GPA Brings Back College Planning Series

Feb. 24, 2022 – This spring, Guilford Parent Academy (GPA) is bringing back the popular Mindful Mondays series, encouraging families to start their week mindful of planning and paying for college. GPA partners with The College Funding Coach® for this virtual series that covers the basics of college planning, scholarships and more.

The series starts on Feb. 28 with “Brilliant on Basics.” It continues on March 7 with “How to Avoid Student Loans” and wraps up on March 14 with “Little Known Secrets for Paying for College:”

Brilliant on Basics, Feb. 28 from 12-1 p.m.
This session will provide an in-depth look at the fundamentals of financial aid and a better understanding of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

How to Avoid Student Loans, March 7 from 6-7 p.m.
Receive an overview on how to find need and merit-based scholarships and learn how to avoid costly student loans.

The Little-Known Secrets of Paying for College, March 14, 12-1 p.m.
Discover efficient savings strategies and gain insight on how to better organize finances when the awarded financial aid leaves a balance.

To register for the series, visit A link to join the session will be sent after registration. To learn more about this series or other GPA offerings, visit, email or call 336.279.4924.