Tag: work-study

4 Ways to Pay for College in the Face of COVID-19

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The COVID-19 pandemic is changing a lot about college, including how to pay for it. Here are four different ways families can afford school during the crisis. read more

Don't Fret the Debt: 5 Ways to Conquer Student Loans

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CollegeXpress Student Writer, University of Central Florida

Finances are only good if you put in the effort. If the future of your wallet feels burdened by student loan debt, these five tips can help you stress less. 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 Get Financial Aid for College: The Ultimate Guide

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Freelance Writer

Getting financial aid to pay for school can make or break your college plans. Here's a comprehensive guide to learn the types of financial aid you can access. read more

Campus Jobs: Why They're Smart and How to Get One

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Assistant Director, Communications, Office of Undergraduate Admissions, Oklahoma State University

Having a campus job is a convenient way to make some cash during college. Here's why you need one, plus real student stories to inspire you to get to work! read more

The Real Cost of College and How to Pay It

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Freelance Writer

College costs are often not what they seem up front. Here's how families can understand the REAL costs of colleges plus tips for the financial aid process. read more

Socioeconomic Diversity on College Campuses

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Broadcast Journalism Major, Boston University

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. read more

Common Financial Aid Questions Answered by an Insider

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Vice Provost for Enrollment, Dean of Admissions, Vanderbilt University

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. read more

What Is Work-Study and How Do I Find a Position?

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Work-study programs are employment subsidies that offer students the opportunity to earn money by working on campus. Here's what to know and how to find a job. read more

Do I Have to File the FAFSA?

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You don't have to fill out the FAFSA, but there's no reason not to. Here's why one expert suggests you're only hurting yourself by not filling out the FAFSA. read more