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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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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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FAFSA Online Is Available Now

College is expensive.  If you plan to apply for financial aid, complete your FAFSA now.  FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) forms are now available. FAFSA must be completed by all students who want to be considered for need-based … Continue reading

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Your Final Senior To-Do List

Seniors, you did it! You’re about to graduate and before you know it, you’ll be a first year college student! But, please ensure you’ve taken care of the following so no stumbling blocks land in your way: Have your high … Continue reading

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