Financial Aid Options for Students

When it comes to financial aid for college there are primarily two sources: privately funded financial aid and federally funded financial aid. When applying for or receiving either you need to make sure that you are fully aware of all the fine print involved. Most...

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Are Student Loans Becoming Necessary Evils?

When it comes to getting a college education most people can agree that the costs can be staggering at best. Even the least expensive colleges in the nation can add up over a four or five year period of time creating crippling debt for those who do not qualify for...

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References and Resources

Wikipedia The Student Portal web-site of the United States Department of Education The online Free Application for Federal Student Aid The web-site for the National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators Information and advice about the financial aid...

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Do’s and Don’ts

DO Confirm when is best to apply for scholarships some only allow application, once you have been accepted, the rule of thumb otherwise is the sooner the better, not waiting until the deadlines or being last in line, rather making the most of the first come, first...

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Applying for Financial Aid

Preparation and Planning Some suggestions on what these application-packages should contain and look like are ample. Here is but one example of a preassembled package. Scholarship Application Packages and Content could include: Something to...

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Finding Scholarships

The Basics of College Scholarships Scholarships – What Is It (Philosophy, Definition, Types). Knowing What Is At Stake. Exploring financial aid is always part of getting ready for College. Beyond preparing for your entry testing and...

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Scholarship and Financial aid

Reality check! College education is NOT CHEAP! It's very very expensive. How expensive? How about... $3,440/year for Public 2 year college if you live within district. $9,410/year for Public 4 year college if you are in-state student. $23,890/year for Public 4 year...

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