Getting denied financial aid can be a terrifying experience. College is an expensive endeavor, and any changes to a financial aid award can mean major changes to your ability to afford an education. Luckily, when a financial aid
(MoneyWatch) I received an email this week from a divorced mom in San Diego who was confused about which parent should file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, or FAFSA, which is required to get a college loans. Her …
To apply for federal student aid, such as federal grants, scholarships, work-study, and loans, you need to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Many states and colleges use your FAFSA information to determine …
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Traversing the world of collegiate financial aid can feel like you are navigating a maze. And if you go into the process blindly that is exactly what it will be: a confusing tangle of dead ends, backtracking, and worst of all, traps. Today, we’ll …
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Your latest financial aid award letter arrives, and you tear it open, eager to find out how much money you’re getting — but you’re met with disappointment. Maybe the offer’s less generous than the ones you’ve received from other colleges.
HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH)– With one week left in the legislative session, there is a big push at the Capitol to persuade lawmakers that undocumented college students need access to financial aid. The bills face an uphill battle, and that …
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NEW YORK (Reuters) - The road to college has turned into an autobahn for some high school seniors this year. While the official deadline for making a college decision is May 1, thousands of students across the United States already have …
This is the time of year when people are filing for financial aid. In this post, I’m sharing a few of the questions that I’ve gotten about applying for aid. What financial aid applications do my husband and I have to fill out if we want financial
Many high school seniors are hearing from colleges about admissions and financial aid. Scott Juedes, director of Student Financial Services at Wellesley College, gives tips on decoding aid offers. MICHEL MARTIN, HOST: I'm Michel Martin …