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Who Can Help Me Complete My Financial Aid Forms?


Applying for financial aid can be complicated, it's smart to seek out help. But who are the right people to ask? Our experts have advice to find helpers. read more

Financial Aid Application Mistakes Can Cost You

Senior Vice President for Enrollment Services, Union University

The financial aid process is complicated. You have to complete forms, meet deadlines, and include important details. Here's how to avoid making mistakes. read more

Financial Aid Do's and Don'ts

Assistant Vice President for International Enrollment Management, State University of New York, Plattsburgh

No one said applying for financial aid was easy, but you can make the process more manageable by starting strong--and following these tips. read more

Socioeconomic Diversity on College Campuses

Broadcast Journalism Major, Boston University

Going to college often means meeting people from different socioeconomic backgrounds. Of course, money can be, and probably always will be, a touchy subject. There are just a few things students need to keep in mind when thinking about socioeconomic diversity. read more

How Does Financial Aid Differ for Graduate Students?

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Vice President and Dean of Admissions, Quinnipiac University

The graduate financial aid process is a little different than what students got used to for undergrad. Here are the quick answers of what you need to know. read more

How do you help students for whom college seems too expensive?


Education! It is important to educate students and parents that they can't afford not to go to college. read more

How Do I Start the Financial Aid Application Process?


Going to college is expensive, no matter where you go. And the financial aid process can be overwhelming. Here's some expert advice to get you started. read more

Common Financial Aid Questions Answered by an Insider

Vice Provost for Enrollment, Dean of Admissions, Vanderbilt University

Students usually have a lot of question about financial aid during the college admission process. Here are the answers to some common questions from an expert. read more

Do I Have to File the FAFSA?


You don't have to fill out the FAFSA, but there's no reason not to. Here's why one expert suggests you're only hurting yourself by not filling out the FAFSA. read more

When Should I File the FAFSA?

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Apply for the FAFSA ASAP after October 1. There are sometimes limited grants or loans that run out, so it is true that the early bird gets the worm. read more