Category Archives: Paying the Bills

FAFSA and CSS/Financial Aid Profile are Now Available

FAFSA(Free Application for Federal Student Aid) must be completed by all students who want to be considered for need-based and non-need-based federal and state aid programs. There are three ways to complete the FAFSA: Online FAFSA requires you create your … Continue reading

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Did You Know You Can You Appeal Your Financial Aid Offer?

Many colleges are open to increasing the amount of aid being offered, so, if your aid award does not meet your needs, appeal. There are many valid reasons you may qualify for additional aid. Your family’s financial circumstances may have … Continue reading

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Financial Aid: Read The Fine Print

You have your decisions and financial aid packages in hand, so now is the time to focus on the details.  It’s vital that you understand the terms of your aid, the requirements a school may have in order for you … Continue reading

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News Is On The Way

Seniors, your application process is coming to a close.  While you’re waiting to hear back about your applications, there are a few more things you take care of. Confirm your financial aid documents are complete. If you’ve completed and submitted your … Continue reading

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Using Scholarships To Help Pay For College

Scholarships can help you pay for your college education. Scholarships and grants are the most desirable source of funding for your education since they are almost always tax-free and do not need to be repaid. (Please note that the terms … Continue reading

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CSS/Financial Aid Profile

Most college students receive some form of financial aid. Schools use a number of aid forms. By now you should have completed or are working on your FAFSA application. Another form required by hundreds of colleges to determine student eligibility … Continue reading

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How To Use Fee Waivers

Applying to college can be very expensive! If you qualify, fee waivers may be used to cover the costs of standardized tests and application fees. Ask your guidance counselor if you’re eligible. TEST FEE WAIVERS allow you to register for … Continue reading

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