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What You Need to Know About the CSS Profile

You know all about the FAFSA, but are you familiar with the CSS Profile for institutional aid? Learn all about this form and why you should fill it out.

Freelance Journalist

Can I Get Financial Aid to Pay for Pre-College Program Tuition?

There are a number of ways to get financial aid and/or scholarships to help cover the cost of attending a pre-college program. Learn more here!

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How to Fill Out the FAFSA, Step-by-Step

The Free Application for Federal Student Aid can lead you to a wealth of financial aid, and filling out the forms isn't nearly as hard as you may think.

Freelance Writer

Navigating the US Financial Aid Process as an International Student

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

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

Socioeconomic Diversity on College Campuses

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.

Broadcast Journalism Major, Boston University

How Can I Help Students With Financial Aid?

Helping students and families with financial aid is a big part of college counseling. Our experts have some advice on how to help them through the process.

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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.


Common Financial Aid Questions Answered by an Insider

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.

Vice Provost for Enrollment, Dean of Admissions, Vanderbilt University

When Should I File the FAFSA?

It's true that the early bird gets the worm, so you'll want to file the FAFSA ASAP. Learn when it opens and get advice from real college faculty here.

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Should I Apply for Financial Aid if I May Not Be Eligible?

Some students think they aren't eligible for financial aid because of their parents' income, but many factors go into the FAFSA. Here's some expert advice.

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