Tag: merit aid

All About Institutional Aid and Scholarships

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Vice President of Enrollment Management, Stephens College

Institutional aid is money that comes from your college or university vs. an outside source. Learn more about different types of institutional aid and how to get it. read more

All About the CSS/PROFILE: What It Is and What You Need to Know

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Freelance Journalist

You know all about the FAFSA, but are you familiar with the CSS/Financial Aid PROFILE? Read on to learn all about why you should fill out this financial aid form. read more

Navigating the US Financial Aid Process as an International Student

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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

Fellowships and Grants for Graduate Students: How to Find and Apply to Them

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Freelance Writer

Money from grants and fellowships is yours free and clear, and they look great on your resume to boot. So how do you get 'em? read more

Financial Aid Month 2015 Starts with the FAFSA!

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Welcome to Financial Aid Month 2015, CollegeXpressers! read more

Financial Aid in a Changing World

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With the economy gaining some steam but still not up to speed, it's no wonder that many high school students and their families are worried about how they are going to pay for college. It's also no secret that the price tag for attendance at most colleges continues to rise. However, while you need to recognize the stark reality, all is not gloom and doom. 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