Income Sharing Agreements: What Are They?

Income Sharing Agreements: What Are They?

Reading Time: 2 minutes If you are reading this, you are probably considering all your options for financing your college education. Income Sharing Agreements are a new tool employed by colleges and universities to help students pay for school. Though this way may be...
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...
College Scholarship Search (CSS) Profile

College Scholarship Search (CSS) Profile

Reading Time: 2 minutes As you are exploring your financial aid options, you may come across the CSS profile. CSS stands for College Scholarship Service/Financial Aid Profile which is administered by College Board (the same organization who administers AP exams, PSAT,...
Student Loan Glossary

Student Loan Glossary

Reading Time: 3 minutes Student loans are often necessary to pay for college education. To make matters worse, the student loan process is pretty convoluted, and can add hours to the college application process. But fear no more! This glossary will cover some of the...
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...