How to Appeal Your College Financial Aid Package

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Freelance Writer

If your financial aid package isn't up to snuff, don't panic. These eight tips will help you make your case for more aid. read more

What Does "Need-Blind" Really Mean?

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Writer, Senior Editor, Wintergreen Orchard House

Need-blind, need-aware, EFC, KFC (kidding on that last one). What does it all mean, and could your financial need factor into your admission decision? read more

How Do College Net Price Calculators Work?

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Founder and CEO, Costoflearning.com

What is a net price calculator, how does it work, and why should you use it? Well, we'll get to that, but to make a long story short: it's the financial aid tool you never knew you needed. read more

Financial Aid Terms You Should Know

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Senior Vice President for Enrollment Services, Union University

You will see or hear a variety of acronyms and terms throughout the financial aid process. Here are a handful of the need-to-know terms. read more

Paying for Your Transfer

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Associate Director of Admission, Southwestern University

It's official. You're in the midst of another college search. You've filled out applications, researched your schools, and talked with the admission folks. You are transferring. The next few years will prove to be challenging, rewarding, and enlightening. First, congratulations are in order! Next, it's time to investigate your financial aid options. read more