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Federal Financial Aid Requirements – Are you Eligible?

Tweet You can review the FAFSA.ed.gov website to learn the most essential requirements before applying or you can read below. To be eligible you must: Be a United States citizen,

Finance

College Education Money – A Place You Haven’t Looked?

Tweet You are going to college! Cool! Ready, Set, Study! Fun times ahead. But do you have your college education money all set aside, or do you have a plan

FAFSA Form Tips

5 Mistakes Students Make When Filing FAFSA and how to Avoid Them

Tweet The best and easiest way to complete the FAFSA (Free Application For Federal Student Aid) is do it online, and early. Although the primary aim for FASA is to

College Planning

HS College Planning Tip: week of Jan 18

Tweet Submitting the FAFSA Form The US Department of Education’s FAFSA form will be required for all Federal Aid Programs and many scholarships. It is used by colleges to determine

Campus News Featured

College Completion Rate Offers Dismal Results

Millions of people begin college each fall, but the completion rate for such students is downright dismal.

FAFSA Form Tips Featured

FAFSA: Apply Early for Financial Assistance

If you are looking to save thousands of dollars on college expenses each year, the first place to start is with your Free Application For Student Aid or FAFSA. By filling out a FAFSA in January, you can get your application in early and you may qualify for financial assistance from the US Department of Education.

College Budgeting

How to Pay For Your Education Without a College Savings Account

Let’s face it: not every college student has the funds to pay for their education. College savings accounts have been around since today’s college bound students were born, but not everyone has one.

Academics

Community College Enrollment Made Easy

Young adults seeking a higher education may consider community college as a steppingstone to greater pursuits or as a path to a new job. Community colleges, also known as technical colleges, are two-year public colleges that serve millions of students.

Academics

Online College Courses and How to Take Them

Online courses are nothing new with millions of students enrolled in them from around the world. The Internet has opened up education possibilities and options that did not exist a generation ago, enabling individuals to pursue undergraduate and advanced degrees alike.

Finance

Will This be the Year You Return to College?

When older adults return to college, they’re often labeled as “non-traditional students.” That means these individuals do not fit into the usual 18-24-year-old age category that describes the traditional college student, although not necessarily the “average” college student these days.

FAFSA Form Tips

FAFSA and College Aid Assistance

If you are in college or planning to attend college, the acronym FAFSA should be familiar to you. FAFSA stands for Free Application For Student Aid, a form used by the US Department of Education to determine financial need, particularly your “expected family contribution” or EFC. FAFSA conducts a “need analysis” based on your income, assets and other household information.

Campus News

College Board: Trends in College Pricing

The College Board has released its latest report, Education Pays, outlining the importance of pursuing a college education.