How to Fill Out the FAFSA, Step by Step

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This free application can lead you to a wealth of financial aid, and filling out the FAFSA is not as hard as you may think. read more

Financial Aid Horror Stories: Don't Make These Scary College Money Mistakes!

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Freelance Writer

If you don't pay close attention to the financial aid process, you can lose out on college dollars--and that can make anyone scream. read more

3 Sneaky Ways College Students Accidentally Lose Credits...and Money

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Freelance Writer

These three admission and financial aid mistakes are easy to make. And common. And costly. read more

How do I find scholarships?

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Set aside a designated time each week to search out and apply for scholarships. Don't limit yourself to just online scholarship websites. Contact local and national businesses, corporations, and organizations directly to inquire about any they may offer. read more

How to Pay for College, Step by Step

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Yes, you can afford to college. We're going to help you get there. One step at a time. read more

Everything You Need to Know About Graduate Financial Aid

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Freelance Writer

And we mean everything . . . read more

FAFSA Changes: The Upside (and the Down)

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Author, College Admission Expert, Valley Prep Tutoring Services

Changes are coming to the FAFSA in 2016. What does it mean for the Class of 2017 and beyond? We've got some answers. read more

How to Maximize Financial Aid at Public Schools

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Student, Arkansas State University

If you decide to go to a public university, chances are that you will have access to an institutional scholarship. But how exactly do you get access to all that free money? read more

Get Smart About Student Debt: By the Numbers, Part II

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Author, College Admission Expert, Valley Prep Tutoring Services

In the second half of her discussion on cutting student debt, Pamela Donnelly offers some more of her top cost-cutting strategies. read more

Get Smart About Student Debt: By the Numbers, Part I

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Author, College Admission Expert, Valley Prep Tutoring Services

It may seem like staggering student debt is unavoidable, but that's not really the case. There are plenty of steps you can take to reduce how much you'll owe after college. read more