Our Service

Friends of Financial Aid offers a full range of Student Financial Aid and Higher Education consulting services. These services include assisting students and families not only with completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), but with extenuating circumstance processes, scholarship search assistance, and year-round personal counseling and assistance.

Individual & Personal Services

FAFSA, Personal Counseling, Scholarship Search, ISIR/SAR Review, Verification, Extenuating Circumstance, Student Loans, and Debt Management.

College & University Services

File Maintenance, Self-review, Loan Processing, and Default Management Reduction.

About Us

Friends of Financial Aid is a full service student financial aid and higher education consulting firm. As a subsidiary of Designer LifeStyles, we bring over 25 years of experience and knowledge to the industry.


Our mission is to construct educational and financial coaching partnerships with our clients to empower them with valuable resources, information, and services in the areas of student financial aid, admissions, higher education selection, and student/family advocacy. We accomplish our mission through one-on-one counseling, advising and professional consultations, on-site appointents, classroom presentation, workshops, seminars, and small group forums.


Our goal is to be the premier education consulting firm. We strive to provide exemplary one-on-one customer service while continuously educating our cleints in the areas of higher education access, financing resources, and post higher education planning.


Our objective is to begin by educating and servicing students within the United States about the various options of financing a college education and assisting colleges and universities with processing needs. The ultimate objective of Friends of Financial Aid is to educate and assist students, families, colleges, and universities in the areas of financing a college education and administering the best practices and procedures to students attending the various colleges and universities.

Contact us

Contact Info

200 West Madison, Suite 2100
Chicago, IL 60606


+1 312 277 4928