Tag: financial aid advice

College Search Advice for Undocumented Students

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Freelance Writer

Exploring colleges and starting the admission process can be scary for undocumented students, but with the right advice, it doesn't have to be! read more

6 Questions to Learn How Much College Will Really Cost

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Associate Vice President, Dean of Admission and Financial Aid, University of Dayton

What can you do to make sure colleges are being transparent about costs? These questions can help you uncover a school's true price and avoid being blindsided. read more

Financial Aid Do's and Don'ts

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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

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

Financial Aid at Public Colleges and Universities: Funding Your Future

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

Nowhere else on Earth will you find a public university system like the one in the United States. It's big, accessible, comprehensive, and pretty inexpensive too, especially if you stay "in state." But as affordable as public schools can be, you and your family may not be able to cover all the costs. Don't worry--you're not alone. read more