Maximizing Aid Eligibility Articles
Trust us, if you do have the necessary information on hand, filling out the form will become much simpler.
We've got you covered with a complete list of financial aid deadlines, state-by-state, for the 2015-2016 academic year.
Take advantage of the summer melt and score more money for college!
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Check your state’s specific listing to make sure you know which criteria apply!
If a Student's Parents Do Not Claim Him as a Dependent on their Income Tax Returns, Will the Student Get More Financial Aid?
How beneficial is it to have our college attending son file his taxes on his own versus us claiming him as a dependent? Does it make a huge difference in the ...
I'm doing everything possible to lower my EFC. I have assets, UTMA, mutual funds, stocks and I know they hurt my chances of receiving free money (Federal or state grants). I ...
The best way to ensure that history doesn’t repeat itself by students missing out on free financial aid is for both graduating seniors and, of course, parents, to fill out their FAFSA forms ASAP!
Returning students can qualify for plenty of scholarship and grant opportunities.
If you've never set eyes on a Student Aid Report (SAR) before, it can be a dizzying experience. What do all those acronyms and numbers mean? It all looks so official ...
There's one very important celebration that takes place all month long that you may have overlooked...Financial Aid Awareness Month!
DACA students are defined as a subgroup of these undocumented students who have received Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals.
FAFSA stands for Free Application for Federal Student Aid; translation: free government money to help you pay for school!
Remember, loans are not free money!
Help yourself qualify for more financial aid with these tips.
Work with your parents to maximize your aid eligibility for college.
My daughter is going to college next year. We have to file the FAFSA in January. We have money in our savings account that we saved for emergency reasons and some ...
Don’t rush the process – any mistakes can cause serious delays in the process or, worse, disqualify you all together.
In addition to encouraging students to complete the FAFSA, the First Lady could send your school a special video message or speak at your commencement ceremony!
From time to time I receive solicitations for free financial aid seminars that are really sales pitches for a product or service. I attend these seminars to monitor the information (and ...