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College Bound

Going off to college is a major event.  As you prepare to go away, here are some suggestions for what you can do to get ready: Choose your freshman classes. Think about what you’d like to learn and also consider … Continue reading

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How to Ask for More Aid

Seniors, by now you have your acceptance letters and financial aid offers. As financial aid packages are not presented uniformly, it is essential to break down your offers and understand how much of your aid doesn’t have to be repaid, … Continue reading

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Top Tips To Help You Evaluate Your Aid Offers

Your financial aid packages will shortly arrive, if you have not already received them. These offers may show up separately from your admissions letters. Each school presents their offer in a different format making it difficult to easily compare from … Continue reading

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Ask For More Aid If You Need It

Admissions decisions and financial aid offers are arriving. If you and your family determine that the money you are given to pay for college is not enough, you can appeal. Top tips for appealing for more aid include: If you … Continue reading

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Don’t Let Scholarship Money Slip Away

Search for scholarships and grants to help pay for you college education. (The terms “grants” and “scholarships” are often used interchangeably.) This type of aid doesn’t need to be repaid, making it the most attractive form of financial aid. Here … Continue reading

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Common FAFSA Mistakes

We all know applying for financial aid is challenging. There are many resources that can help you through the process and successfully apply. We can’t stress enough how important it is to be on top of filing your FAFSA accurately and on … Continue reading

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Time To Work On Your FAFSA

The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) for the 2022-23 school year is available starting on October 1st. Many public state universities and private colleges and universities use the FAFSA to determine eligibility for financial aid. Submit your FAFSA … Continue reading

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Asking For More Financial Aid

As the May 1 deadline to send in your deposit to the school of your choice approaches, keep in mind there is still time to appeal your financial aid offer and request more funds if needed. If your decision depends … Continue reading

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Your Big Decision

Seniors, we understand you’re facing a big decision. The world of college admissions is undergoing lots of changes which will impact how you evaluate your options. There could be many changes in your world including financial, family or personal, causing … Continue reading

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Understanding Your Aid Offers

Financial aid letters often arrive separately from admissions decisions, so keep an eye out for them. Now’s the time to focus on the specifics because aid offers as each school presents their offers in a different format. This often makes … Continue reading

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