5 Reasons to Choose the Affordable College

5 Reasons to Choose the Affordable College

Reading Time: 2 minutes There can be a lot of pressure when it comes to choosing a school, and how you’re going to pay for it adds another layer of complexity. You might find yourself caught between your dream school that gives little to no financial aid or another...
What You Should Know About Student Loans

What You Should Know About Student Loans

Reading Time: 3 minutes It’s ideal to fund your college education without utilizing student loans, but a lot of times that’s not a reality. If this is the case for you, it’s important you are an educated consumer. Check out what you should know about student...
Making Graduate School More Affordable

Making Graduate School More Affordable

Reading Time: 3 minutes If you’re thinking about continuing your education and going on to grad school, you are likely wondering about the pricetag. It’s no secret that school is expensive, so we’ve compiled a list of ways for you to make your grad school experience...
The FAFSA Verification Process

The FAFSA Verification Process

Reading Time: 2 minutes FAFSA verification confirms that the data reported on your financial aid application is accurate. It’s important to know that this verification process doesn’t mean that you or your family did anything wrong. About ⅓ of applicants are selected...
All About Net Price Calculators

All About Net Price Calculators

Reading Time: 2 minutes Predicting the cost of colleges can be tricky. When you’re making your college list and starting applications, you may be counting on financial aid or you may have only considered the sticker price. The problem is, sometimes students will fall...
7 Common FAFSA Myths

7 Common FAFSA Myths

Reading Time: 3 minutes FAFSA is your friend when it comes to paying for college. Unfortunately, many fall victim to FAFSA myths. We will dispel these myths for you. The FAFSA is the FREE application for federal student aid (emphasis on free), that considers you for...
Student Loans: A Sometimes Necessary Evil

Student Loans: A Sometimes Necessary Evil

Reading Time: 4 minutes Scholarships, grants, and work-study funds are always the prime options for funding your college education. What happens when you still have a balance after all of those things are applied? For many college students, student loans are a reality...
5 Places to Look for Scholarships

5 Places to Look for Scholarships

Reading Time: 2 minutes A big part of college planning (and worries) surround paying for school. A college’s “sticker price” AKA the price before financial aid, can be enough to make you want to cross a school off your list immediately. However, you shouldn’t allow...