Tag: pay for college

Top Financial Aid Mistakes

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If you thought applying to college was stressful, applying for financial aid is even more daunting. Applying for financial aid can be challenging because you are sharing sensitive financial information on long and complicated forms. read more

Student Loan Nightmare!

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What is student loan consolidation? Find out more about how to lower your monthly payments on your student loans. read more

The Weirdest Scholarships...

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You know about all the standard scholarships, but take a look at those you haven't heard of before. You might be surprised at what you'll find. read more

Scholarship Secrets

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Stressed about college costs? Don't panic--scholarship money is out there, you've just got to know where to find it. Here's how to start your scholarship search. read more

Financial Aid Strategies for Transfer Students

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Here are some special considerations transfer students need to think about when applying for financial aid. 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

Consolidating and Repaying Loans

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You're graduating from college and entering the real world--soon you'll be raking in the dough, right? Earning a paycheck is definitely exciting, but don't forget about those pesky student loans. read more

Introduction to the CSS/PROFILE

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The CSS/PROFILE is a standard form, similar to the FAFSA. However, schools can supplement the form with hundreds of their own questions. read more

What Are Work-Study Programs?

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AKA, getting the federal government to work for you. Through the federal work-study program, campus and nonprofit jobs are subsidized just for students. read more

Tips for Scoring Scholarship Recommendation Letters

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When applying for scholarships that require letters of recommendation, it's important to make sure you're methodical with your portion of the application. Check out our quick tips. read more