Financial Aid Primer: #3. The Real Cost of College

Did you know college costs a lot more than tuition and room and board? When thinking about paying for college, you have to take it all into consideration.

Financial Aid Primer: #2. Financial Aid Acronyms and Terms

FAFSA. PROFILE. COA. What does it all mean??? Read further for some help in understanding the language of financial aid.

Choose the Right College Before Tackling the Financial Aid Form

An article the other day in the New York Times highlights the pain of applying for financial aid.  Entitled “The Big Test Before College,” the article raises the issue of whether the intimidating form actually does what it is supposed to do:  measure a family’s financial need. While we all love to hate these “means […]