Tag: css/profile

All About the CSS/PROFILE: What It Is and What You Need to Know

Freelance Journalist

You know all about the FAFSA, but are you familiar with the CSS/Financial Aid PROFILE? Read on to learn all about why you should fill out this financial aid form. 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


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

College Financial Aid: Help Yourself

Senior Vice President for Enrollment Services, Union University

There's no way around it: the best way to navigate the financial aid process successfully is to do your research beforehand and become knowledgeable. All that preparation pays off (quite literally) in the end. read more

Financial Aid Application Mistakes Can Cost You

Senior Vice President for Enrollment Services, Union University

The financial aid application process can get a little hairy--there are a number of forms involved, multiple deadlines to meet, and important details to include. It's easy for little mistakes to occur, and those errors can sometimes be quite costly, in the most literal sense of the word! read more

Financial Aid Help

Associate Vice President of Planning, Enrollment Management, and Student Affairs, California State University, East Bay

College costs alone deter thousands of qualified students every year from applying to schools where they might flourish. This is a shame! With some advanced planning, a little patience, and a willingness to ask questions, you may find that there are more affordable options out there than you think. read more

How does the financial aid process differ for grad and undergrad students?

Vice President and Dean of Admissions, Quinnipiac University

The financial aid process for undergraduate students centers around two forms: the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) and the College Scholarship Service (CSS) PROFILE. read more

The Insider's Guide to Student Financial Aid

Vice Provost for Enrollment, Dean of Admissions, Vanderbilt University

Figuring out how to pay for college can be as confusing as deciding where to attend. The goal is to help you find the best fit in every way. read more

How to Apply for Scholarships


Think applying for scholarships is a waste of time? Think again! We'll help you navigate through the scholarship application process. read more

Types of College Financial Aid


How your financial need is met is as important as how much of it is met. Consider final out-of-pocket costs rather than total offered. read more