Category Archives: Paying the Bills

The Game Of Life

Parents, before you know it, your child will be starting their first day of college classes. Now is the time to share some practical knowledge with them. Help them to understand how to establish and live by a budget, make … Continue reading

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Financial Aid Appeals

With acceptance letters and financial aid offers out, seniors, you and your  families may now need to consider whether making a financial aid appeal prior to the May 1st decision deadline is necessary. Many colleges are open to increasing the … Continue reading

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Reading The Fine Print

You may have already received some acceptances. Be on the lookout for financial aid letters which often arrive separately from admissions decisions. Now’s the time to focus on details as the letters may look different from one another, often making … Continue reading

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While You’re Waiting

Seniors,  While you’re waiting for responses to your applications, please take care of the following: Make sure your financial aid documents complete. If you’ve completed and submitted your FAFSA, you should have received your Student Aid Report (SAR). Look it over … Continue reading

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Searching For Money

If you’re like the vast majority of college students who rely on scholarships to help pay for their college education, now is the time to search for funding. The reason why scholarships and grants are most desirable is because they’re … Continue reading

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CSS/Financial Aid PROFILE

Most college students receive some form of financial aid. You may not be sure you’ll qualify for aid and you won’t know unless you apply. Each college and university has their own requirements for students applying for financial aid, scholarships and grant … Continue reading

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FAFSA State Deadlines

As we’ve posted previously, the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) is used to determine eligibility for federal financial aid. Many states also use the FAFSA to award aid, so students, please be aware of those deadlines.  It’s in … Continue reading

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