Tag: merit aid

The Most Important Questions to Ask About Merit Aid

Founder, MeritMore

Merit-based financial aid can be a game changer for some students when it comes to paying for college. Here's what you need to know about it. read more

What You Need to Know About the CSS/PROFILE

Freelance Journalist

You know all about the FAFSA, but are you familiar with the CSS/Financial Aid PROFILE? Learn all about this form and why you should fill it out. read more

Navigating the US Financial Aid Process as an International Student

International Admissions Coordinator, Undergraduate Admissions, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

Universities in the United States offer several types of aid, and it is important to understand your options to make an informed decision. read more

What is your process for helping students find financial aid?

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I offer basic financial aid advice and point the family in the direction of colleges who are notoriously generous with merit aid. In addition, I give the family a report that shows which scholarships the student might be eligible for at the colleges to which he or she is applying. read more

Funding Your Future: Financial Aid at Public Colleges

Assistant Vice President for International Enrollment Management, SUNY Plattsburgh

Public colleges are known for being affordable. But you may still need help from financial aid. Here's what to know about funding your public college education. read more

If I Don't Qualify for Merit Aid, Will Other Aid Be Available?


Transfer students often receive institutional scholarships, but if you don't, you still have other financial aid options. Our experts have the answer. read more