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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 […]

Work Study Or Real Job

I hope you have completed a time budget and understand better how much time you have available for work. How many hours you can commit yourself to work will depend on how flexible your employer is and how far the job is from campus. It will make a difference whether it is a routine or […]

How to Get a Work-Study Job in College

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Every student can always use some extra cash while going to school. It also never hurts to gain some work experience. A part-time job can be a great way to supplement your income and add to your work history. But finding a part-time job that will gladly work around your school schedule and can be […]

Advice for Full-Time College Students

Plan ahead. The Pell Grant is paid on a pro-rated basis. If you are attending a four-year college or university, they may require you to attend full-time, but most community colleges leave the enrollment decision to the individual students. Research has shown that students who attend full-time are usually more successful in their studies. This […]

Financial Aid for the Post Graduate

One assumption made by financial aid recipients that needs clarification is the belief that loans are not considered financial assistance. In fact, the vast majority of financial aid dollars are disbursed to students in the form of loans. While federal and state governments do dish out plenty of grant and scholaship aid, loans (often termed […]

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 […]