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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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Top Tips to Help You Find Funds for College

Many  students use scholarships to help them afford college. Scholarships and grants are the most desirable form of financial aid because they do not need to be repaid. (Note, the terms “grants” and “scholarships” are often used interchangeably.)  Apply as … Continue reading

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11 Common FAFSA Mistakes

We all know applying for financial aid is more challenging this year, especially if your school is not meeting in person. However, help is still available. Start by asking your counselor for a phone call or Skype/Zoom meeting. They can … Continue reading

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Understand Your Application Deadline Options

While you’re working on applications, it’s important you understand your deadline options. Confirm each school’s policies and due dates so you’re ready to submit your applications on time. Early decision and early action deadlines are approaching quickly so this is … Continue reading

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Apply For Financial Aid Tomorrow

The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) for the 2021-22 school year is available starting tomorrow, October 1st. Given the impact of the pandemic on many families, demand for aid will be high. So, apply early to give yourself … Continue reading

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How To Make Your Decision In These Uncertain Times

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 you … Continue reading

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The Home Stretch

It’s hard to believe that it’s already March. College admissions decisions will soon be released anytime between now and April 1st. So, while are you are waiting for responses, here are a few more tasks to complete: Confirm that all … Continue reading

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