Archive June 2011 in our Blog
Hello Everyone! Big things are happening at Go Financial Aid, and we're gearing up to give away some money ( Wait did I just giveaway part of the surprise?) Before we empty our pockets on you, I've decided to do something to make your lives even better. *GASP* HOW COULD MY LIFE GET BETTER? That's where I come in! Starting this week, I'm launching our "Community Spotlight" interview series. The format is simple: I reach out to bloggers, businesses, and organizations that are doing admirable things in our space of higher education, financial aid, and student life. I ask them three… Read more here!
There were so many questions I had when I went to complete my FAFSA for the first time back in 2003. Actually, I had so many questions that I put the application to the side and had a family friend complete it for me! I’m not sure if the answers weren’t there or if I just didn’t take the time out to seek the answers. Well, hopefully you won’t have to go through what I went through. There is FAFSA help for you. When you go to log onto your FAFSA application online, you will find that there are several… Read more here!
Okay everyone. It’s the month of June. That means lots of different things, right? This is the month where summer officially begins. It’s the month where many students from kindergarten to high school and beyond finish academic classes. For some, summer vacation begins. Well, for college students, it’s the month of the FAFSA. Yes! It’s the absolute last month to fill out, check, recheck and send that FAFSA in the mail or electronically. The federal deadline for the FAFSA is midnight Central Standard Time, June 30, 2011.However, here’s where it gets a little tricky. Although the federal deadline is this… Read more here!
I imagine myself as a high school senior again. The college world looked so big. I knew very little about the FAFSA, let alone other ways I would pay for college. I had wonderful counselors in high school to direct me towards the college path, but I felt like I was taking a huge step with no one to catch me on the other side. Who would help me understand finances in college? Who would guide me through the process of knowing how to pay for college, which office to go to and who to speak to? After all, all… Read more here!