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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.

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.

Scholarships

College Scholarships: December 2013 Edition

College-bound and current students that land scholarships can help defray the cost of their education. Scholarship recipients should know that these funds are not repaid and along with grants can reduce their higher education costs. Billions of dollars in college scholarship monies are awarded every academic year, money that you may be missing out on.

Campus News

Children of Fallen Patriots Foundation Helps College-Bound Students

The men and women who serve in the military and pay the ultimate price leave behind spouses and children that are devastated by their loss.

Campus News

Paying for College Tough for Parents, Says Sallie Mae

Tweet How families pay for college. We have long heard stories about how difficult it is to pay for college. Those costs continue to rise at a pace that is

College Budgeting

How to Pay For Grad School

You have finished or are nearing the end of your undergraduate studies and will soon consider both your work and continuing education options. If grad school is your preference, there may be one overarching hindrance from pursuing this option: money.

Campus News

NASA Announces its Research Fellowship Grant Winners

Tweet 48 students receive research support from America’s space agency. NASA’s space shuttle program may be canceled, but that doesn’t mean America’s space agency has given up on its quest

Finance

5 Ways to Reduce Your College Costs

Tweet While student loans have its place, there are five ways to reduce your college costs significantly, thereby reducing your reliance on borrowed funds: 1. Fill out a FAFSA —

Campus News Scholarships

LIFE Foundation Announces 2010 Scholarship Recipients

Tweet College bound students who have lost one or both parents often find themselves at a financial disadvantage to other students who can count on the support of two parents

Commentary

5 Ways to Reduce the Cost of College

Tweet Getting a grip on college costs. It would be silly for me to even suggest the obvious: college costs are spiraling out of control. That sort of statement has

Scholarships

Scholarship Money Is Still Widely Available

Tweet The mortgage meltdown and credit crunch have conspired to shake consumer confidence to its very core. Lots of people are trying to figure out how they’ll pay for college

Finance Scholarships

College Scholarships For Every Type Of Student

Tweet When arranging funding for college, you or your parents are probably tapping your savings, 529 college fund, considering private student loans and/or Stafford loans, and you may be looking