College Benefits Research Group Co-Founder, Steven Sirot, Featured In The Star-Ledger

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  • Newark, NJ (1888PressRelease) October 24, 2018 - Steven Sirot, Co-Founder, College Benefits Research Group (CBRG) was recently featured in The Star-Ledger and on NJ.Com where he explained criteria colleges tend to utilize when determining Financial Aid.

    In the article, “Looking for more college financial aid? Here's a guide to the CSS Profile” Sirot stated, “The schools that ask for both forms will typically use the FAFSA calculations in determining any federal aid they offer to a student, but use the CSS Profile information in determining their own institutional resources”.

    Please click here to view the article in its entirety.

    College Benefits Research Group (CBRG) is a full service, college planning organization. They work with high school students and their families to find the right academic, social and financial “fit,” and help them pay for college without going broke. With CBRG you get everything in one place; highly credentialed academic guidance; specialized online tools; proprietary data and college-specific financial expertise. They guide families through the entire college selection and application process and beyond.

    CBRG hosts free community workshops which provide methods and strategies for families looking to afford college – not just for their first child – but for every child in the family. This workshop is a rare opportunity for college-bound students and their parents to receive valuable information on finding the right fit for their student financially, academically and socially. It is the first step every family of a high school student should take. Sign up information for workshops in your community can be found on CBRG works with families with children as early as the 9th grade.

    Their three prong model in the college planning arena is innovative and effective in order to develop a college game plan that works for everyone. CBRG has appeared in numerous print and broadcast media outlets.

    The Star-Ledger is New Jersey’s largest daily newspaper. For more information, please visit

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