Tag: financial aid packages

Additional Charges Will Apply: 6 Questions to Determine 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 their costs? These questions can help you uncover a school's true price and avoid being blindsided. read more

5 Little-Known Secrets to Getting More Gift Aid

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Though tuition is increasing each year, there are many ways you can obtain funds to afford it. These five awesome tricks could help you receive more free money for college! read more

5 Common Myths About Financial Aid Offers

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Content and Media Director, College Factual

Financial aid packages are a huge part of the college decision process. Here are five things to remember before signing the dotted line. read more

How to Compare Your College Financial Aid Awards

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Freelance Writer

College A offers you $45,000 in financial aid. University B only offers $20,000. College A is the best choice...right? Not necessarily read more

Geographic Diversity as a College Selection Strategy

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College Admission Coach; Author

Location. Location. Location. We often hear this buzzword associated with the real estate market and marketing concepts. However, location is often overlooked as a strategic tool when students consider colleges. read more

How should tuition costs play into my college choice?

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Although the cost of attending your school is important, cheaper is not always the best way to go. Make sure you are making an apples-to-apples comparison with financial aid by looking at the total cost of attending a school. read more

When Financial Aid is Not Enough

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While applying for college and receiving acceptance letters can be exciting, reality quickly sets in as you figure out how you'll actually pay for college. read more