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4 Easy Tips For Filing Your FAFSA

Every year, the federal government spends more than $86 billion to help young people go to college. As the single largest provider of student aid in the world, the US federal government offers grants, fellowships, loans and work study programs. Your key to this massive treasure chest is the FAFSA, otherwise known as the Free […]

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 […]

More Community College Students Need Financial Aid Than Ever Before

If you’re a community college student applying for financial aid, then know this: You’re in exceedingly good company. The number of your fellow students in need of aid has skyrocketed over the last five years, according to Robert Shireman, president of EconomicDiversity.org: “As costs like housing and textbooks continue to rise along with tuition and […]

Introduction to Financial Aid

What Is Financial Aid? With today’s increasing college costs, traditional funding from personal and family savings may not be enough. Many students will have to rely on outside sources to help finance their post-secondary education. There are many sources of aid available to students and their families – grants, scholarships, loans, internships, work-study, as well […]

Ivy League Offering Free Ride for Middle Income Students

America’s Top Colleges Are More Popular Than Ever April 7, 2008 It’s April, which means that if you were one of the hundred thousand high school seniors shooting for an Ivy League education, you already know your fate. Hopefully you’ve spent the past few days celebrating that golden acceptance letter. But if you’ve been consoling […]

What is Work Study?

For students looking to find funds for their higher education, federal work study should be a consideration.According the the Federal government’s Department of Education, work study “provides part-time jobs for undergraduate and graduate students with financial need, allowing them to earn money to help pay education expenses. The program encourages community service work and work […]