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After reading through the information on this website and you would like to proceed, please complete the contact form by clicking here. I would email the listing of questions for you to begin. Prior to the meeting, I spend several hours researching your situation so that I can tailor the discussion to your family's circumstances.


Recent Seminars/Talks


- Dec 13th, 2016 Paying for College without Going Broke presented to Crossfire Soccer Club, Redmond Town Center


- Nov 2nd, 2016 Paying for College without Going Broke presented to Yeshiva NW parents and students


- Thurs, Oct 13th, 2016 Paying for College without Going Broke, Bainbridge Island High School


- Tues, Oct 4th, 2016 Paying for College without Going Broke and the New FAFSA presented to Eastside Catholic parents and students.

- Tues/Wed Oct 3rd and 4th, 2016, 9:30am at Waddell & Reed, Investment Advisors. How you can help your clients with paying for college issues.


- June 4th, 2016  Paying for College without Going Broke presented at the Showcase of Champions Soccer Tournament,  Redmond, WA.  

- Feb 10th 2016 at Newport High School and Thursday Feb 11, 2016 at Interlake High school (same program) part of the Bellevue School District College Conference.  Paying for College without Going Broke.


- Feb 26th, 2016 What Financial Advisors Need to Know to Help their Clients, presented to the Financial Planning Association of Puget Sound as part of a day long planning session. For FPA members. 


- Nov 2nd, 2015: How to Pay for College without Going Broke AND a  discussion by Bob Sprung, admissions advisor, on the College Search. Sammamish Library.   
 
- Nov 4th, 2015 Paying for College without Going Broke:  Location: Bainbridge Island High School




Paying for College without going Broke

​​​Upcoming Seminars:


Wed, Feb 8th, 2017 at Inglemoor High School, 6:30pm, joint presentation "Paying for College without Going Broke" presented by Paula Bishop, CPA and "The College Search for the Student Athlete" presented by Scott Brayton. Free and open to the public.


Wed, Feb 15th, 2017 at Newport HS and Thurs, Feb 16th at Bellevue HS "Paying for College without Going Broke" as part of a College Conference hosted by the Bellevue School District.  Both evenings, same program.  6pm - 8:30pm, @ 20 different college topics. Free and open to the public.


Thurs, March 23rd, 2017  "What Estate Planners should know about College Financial Aid" presented to the East King Country Estate Planning Council.  Contact Paula if interested.


Wed, May 17th, 2017 presentation to NAPFA - National Assoc. of Personal Financial Advisors, 9:45am.  "Helping your clients with Financial Aid". Call Paula if interested.  









Wed, Feb 8th, 2017 at Inglemoor High School, Seattle starting at 6:30pm, joint presentation "Paying for College without Going Broke" presented by Paula Bishop, CPA and "The College Search for the Student Athlete" presented by Scott Brayton.  Free and open to the public.​


Upcoming College Financial Aid Seminars/Events

Financial Aid for College Advisor


​​​​​Is your group interested in a presentation?


If you are interested in a speaker for Financial Aid Night or Paying for College, send a request to: paula@paulabishop.com  One-hour talks are available for your company, school, PTA, sports and church groups. Topics include:


  • How to Pay for College without Going Broke

  • Step by Step Procedures for Filling out Financial Aid Forms to include the FAFSA and the CSS Profile

  • The Secrets of Financial Aid for College

  • Myths vs. Realities of Athletic Recruiting and Financial Aid

  • How to Determine if You Qualify for Financial Aid and for How Much Aid

  • Financial Aid Award Letters - Are They Telling the Parents Enough?  How to Evaluate Awards