Category Archives: Paying the Bills

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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FAFSA Follow -Up

If you haven’t already submitted your FAFSA, now is the time to complete it. The urgency lies in the fact that the earlier you submit, the sooner your application will be reviewed. Some programs have limited funds, which are awarded … Continue reading

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FAFSA Available Online Now

The FAFSA for the 2019-2020 academic year will be available on October 1, 2018. FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) must be completed by all students who want to be considered for financial aid for college, for all need-based and … Continue reading

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Appealing Your Financial Aid Offer

There are a number of useful strategies and resources to help students successfully negotiate their financial aid packages. So, if your aid award does not meet your needs, appeal, because many colleges are open to increasing the amount of aid … Continue reading

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Financial Aid: It’s All About The Details

Now is the time to focus on details. With your admissions decisions and financial aid offers in hand, it’s so important that you understand the fine print, including the terms of your aid package(s), a school’s requirements for you to … Continue reading

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