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FAFSA Workshop – Part 5: Frequently Asked Questions

Welcome to the final part of the Financial Aid Finder’s five-part FAFSA Workshop. If you want to catch up on parts 1-4, follow these links: Essential FAFSA Documents FSA ID Common FAFSA Blunders FAFSA Deadlines Well, we have arrived at the final installment of our FAFSA workshop. For some of you, this may no longer […]

6 Steps to Get Ready for College

Are you in the fall term of your senior year of high school? If so, you may be wondering whether you are on track for college next year. To make sure that you are organized, read through the following checklist — AKA the Summer Action Plan for high school seniors. (And, if you need even […]

5 Ways to Find College Scholarships

If you are already attending college or are about to start in the fall, you no doubt realize just how expensive getting a higher education really is. Even if you choose a more frugal option such as attending your local community college and living at home with mom and dad, there are all sorts of […]

5 Seasonal Jobs for College Students

With Thanksgiving break a distant memory and finals right around the corner, it’s almost time for winter break. Will you be needing to earn some extra cash over the holidays? Worried that in this economy, you won’t be able to find a job during your semester break? Here are five suggestions that just might do […]

High School Seniors: Getting Ready for College Check List

If this is your last year of high school, you probably have a million things on your mind. At the forefront, though, is the constant question: What are you going to do next year? If college is in your plans, then it’s time to check in about your progress. Have you applied early anywhere? Do […]

This Just In…Tuition is a Nightmare

Okay so the rumors are true, tuition costs are … not going down. Tuition for both public and private universities have gone up anywhere from 3-8 percent and that’s just the start. Universities are citing a plethora of reasons which can include anything from facility updates to an increase in gas prices. Does anyone else […]

Financial Aid for Online Degrees

Earlier this week we talked about whether or not distance learning is a good fit for you. Even if you passed our five-question “quiz” with flying colors, there’s another factor that any would-be student needs to consider: Cost. The viability of financial aid is a major factor for many students in selecting a school, and […]

How Green is Your School?

This is not exactly financial aid related, but I saw this cool website and just had to share. GreenReportCard.org provides in-depth sustainability profiles of three hundred colleges and universities across the United States and Canada. The extensive data for this project is based primarily on information gathered through voluntary surveys of school administrators. There are […]

The Race that is Driving Tuition Increase

The sticker price of tuition is increasingly a scary prospect. How on earth do these schools expect people to pay more than the average median income of a U.S. family? And more importantly why must they charge these prices? There really is no simple answer to those questions. The main thing to remember is not […]

Tourism Career Scholarships

The Alaska Travel Industry Association or ATIA Foundation is offering academic scholarships to individuals who wish to pursue a career in tourism. The awards total $25,000 for the selected students. Usually, applications are due at the ATIA Foundation office by Mid-April. You may contact David Lee (907) 646-3303, for more information or go the ATIA […]