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FAFSA Deadline – Fill Out Required Financial Aid Forms!

Apply as soon as possible for financial aid! The actual deadline for the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is not officially due until June 30 in most states. However, if you wait this long your chances of obtaining federal aid could be very poor. The FAFSA is the only way you can qualify […]

Student Financial Aid Tips – Maxing Out!

When it comes to student financial aid it helps to know every avenue that leads to gaining money for your college education. Below we have comprised some helpful tips that may assist you secure the financial aid you need. Target the High Dollar Private Colleges Applying for financial aid at a pricey college or university […]

College Consultants Help with College Applications

It’s a tough time to be applying for college these days. Not only are college tuition rising but the number of applicants are increasing in droves while the number of spots for admittance are staying the same. This translates into lower admission rates and a sharp increase in competition. Enter the new college counselor or […]

Finding Financial Aid for Graduate School

You may already be overwhelmed by undergraduate school loans to the point that you don’t even want to think about graduate school but finding aid for graduate school can be done! How much financial aid will largely depend on what field you are going into. For instance, there are more assistantships and fellowships available to […]

Competing for College Students

Throughout most of the application process the potential student is courting the college but as a recent article in the New York Times points out, when decision making time approaches the roles are reversed. Some schools will lay on the charm extra thick to entice students to choose their acceptance. Personal e-mails, letters, phone calls […]

Five Student Financial Aid Mistakes

Don’t make any of these five college financial aid mistakes 1. Failing to Apply 2. Missing the Deadlines 3. Starting a College Savings Account in Your Child’s Name 4. Forgetting to Budget for “College Life” 5. Failing to Investigate Lenders Failing to Apply for Scholarships, Grants, and Student Loans: Many families miss out on financial […]

Start the Process of Getting Financial Aid

Applying for aid is just the first step in a process. One in three applicants will be selected for a process called verification. If your application is selected, you will need to provide the financial aid office with tax forms and other documents. Provide the verification documents as soon as possible. Most financial aid offices […]

The First Rule of Financial Aid…

The First Rule of Financial Aid is to apply! It should be rule number two and three as well, it’s that important. Why is it so important? Because you will never know how much money you can receive until you apply, if you don’t apply you are guaranteed nothing. This may seem quite obvious but […]

Summer Break is the Time to Review Financial Aid

Now that summer is here, for most student’s that means summer break is here as well! While your summer is probably already packed with trips, concerts, work and catching up with friends and family, it’s also a great time to review your financial aid and college budget! While this may be at the bottom of […]

High School Juniors: Your Summer To Do List

If you just finished your junior year of college, this is your last summer before you start heading off to college. While you may want to enjoy that time with a little (or a lot of) R&R, don’t kick back just yet. There are plenty of items for your college prep to-do list, including these […]