Financial Aid Primer: #9. All Financial Aid Packages Are Not the Same

What your financial aid package will look like at each college to which you apply is completely unpredictable. And no two packages will look the same. Here’s why…..

Financial Aid Primer: #8. Who Are The Parents?

In the case of divorce, who is financially responsible for paying for a student’s college education? The answer may surprise you.

Financial Aid Primer: #7. Information Required For The FAFSA

What kind of information is needed to complete the FAFSA? Whose assets are evaluated? Read on for a quick overview.

Financial Aid Primer: #6. FAFSA and CSS Profile – The Basics

If you’re looking for financial aid, then the FAFSA and CSS Profile are your starting point. Read on to get the basics about what these forms are all about.

Financial Aid Primer: #5. Different Kinds of Financial Aid Defined

Stafford Loans. Pell Grants. SEOG. Plus Loans. Work-Study. HELP! What do they all mean? If you’re baffled by what are all of the different financial aid instruments, who gets them, and how they differ, then read on!

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.