"We recommend Ryan to all our friends and acquaintances. We can't say enough great things about him. He helped my daughter's dream become a reality. We could never have done this without his help. Thanks Ryan!"
Donna and Doug M., Liberty Hill
"Ryan educated me and expedited our forms and applications in a manner that allowed my daughter to return for her second year of college. Shame on me for not addressing financial aid sooner; but thankfully Ryan was there to save the day."Phillip V., Austin
"The best hour and a half I have invested in a long time!"
Bradley W., Granite Shoals
"Ryan and College Funding Specialists provide an excellent service. CFS is assisting me with both of my daughters and I can't imagine funding college without them. They were on call to help and are always very responsive. I have sent several of my friends to them for the same outstanding service. Thank you Ryan and CFS for making our lives better and college life affordable!" - May 13, 2013
Rocky, Tiffany, and Toni N., Spicewood
"The search for the right college for your child is a complex and daunting task. Ryan simplified every step of the process for us - from funding to selecting the perfect college fit for our daughter. I can't imagine how we would have done this without your help! Thank you Ryan - we will definitely be back with our son in a couple of years."
Henry R. and Laura C., Austin
"The workshop was lively, educational and informative....As a parent, my advice to other parents is that CFS is an invaluable tool that a family planning to send a child to college should possess."
Chibundu O. and family, Austin
"Amazingly, our son is basically going to Baylor for less than the cost of Texas A&M and Texas Tech. I am completely satisfied with the services provided by Ryan Thomson and recommend his services to anyone seeking assistance with college funding."
Cris D., Round Rock
"College Funding Specialists has been so amazing in providing me with financial expertise to be able to afford college for my children! As a single mom, I was truly struggling in deciding how to fund college for my kids, but with the help and guidance from CFS, I have paid for college at Texas A&M for my son, who is graduating this May, and a daughter, who is a Freshman at A&M! I have especially felt the benefit since I have had both in college at the same time! CFS has taken care of all the financial aid paperwork, which was a huge relief! CFS is even helping my son work out his funding for Grad school. I am so very grateful for all of their assistance! I couldn't have done it without them."
Jennifer R., Cedar Park
"After attending one of Ryan's introduction seminars the dream of sending our daughter to college was renewed. The way he explained the grants and loans that were available allowed us to better understand the funding possibilities."
Len & Margarita S., Austin
"Thank you Ryan and CFS for helping us take the guess work out of this very important and complicated process."
Leslie W., Hutto
"Without the help from CFS I would not have been able to communicate with all the knowledge required. Our family would not have been able to afford the college costs. I am so thankful for the assistance I have received from CFS."
Hector & Sandra A., Cedar Park
"Ryan Thomson has been incredibly helpful in navigating the financial aspects of the college application process. With all the deadlines and details involved in applying for college it can easily get overwhelming. Knowing that Ryan can help lead us through all of the financial deadlines, verifications, and requests is invaluable!"
Dania H., Austin
"I am very thankful for the assistance we have received and the guidance, and would recommend CFS to anyone who has a child within college age."
Nicole S., Georgetown
"I really like working with Ryan of College Funding Specialists. He is always very responsive and I feel that he is truly interested in my son's ability to attend the very expensive private college that he selected. My son's college costs are now two thirds funded, which is a great relief. I am very busy with raising two boys and working full time. It is very helpful to have CFS...."
Irma R., Round Rock
"They took the ball and ran with it, guiding us through every application and appeal. Ryan made himself totally available to us - and made us feel as though we were his only clients."
Jack and Vicki N., Austin
"We decided to join College Funding Specialists because I wanted an advocate for our family - someone that knows the financial aid inside and out, how to negotiate with college aid offices, and who has the most up to date information about the possible aid available."
Abbe E., Bastrop
"Through CFS Stevi was able to find help in discovering who she really wanted to become, where she wanted to be, and was able to set some short and long term life goals."
Johann and Zelda B., Austin
"I will continue to use Ryan for all my children's college funding needs and inquiries. I sleep better at night knowing that all is well with both of my children's funding and required documents for school."
Victoria W., Round Rock
"CFS advised me of at least three pieces of information that will greatly facilitate getting financial help for my daughter's college education. It is with pleasure that I highly recommend the expertise of Mr. Thomson and the services provided by College Funding Specialists."
Connie J., Austin
"In the long run, I feel the investment in CFS has returned to us several times over due to the help with financial aid negotiations as well as the support offered with the FAFSA."
Gayle C., Pflugerville
"Applying for financial aid is a complicated process. It takes time, knowledge, and skill to get it done right. We are fortunate to have Ryan and CFS help us from the beginning. He is experienced, knowledgeable, and enthusiastic."
Eddie and Christy L., Austin
"We are very happy with CFS and highly recommend them for their dedication, integrity, and availability."
Carol M., Leander
"I can't thank you enough for your help in doing all the last minute paperwork that was needed...I was truly impressed with your persuasiveness and expertise."
Cinda B., Austin