Archive December 2012 in our Blog

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Financial Aid Season 2013

Hello, all!  With just a few days left in 2012, Go Financial Aid has some important information to remind you of.  Beginning January 1st, the financial aid season officially begins.  So what does this mean to you?  F-A-F-S-A.  The beginning of the new year rings in with lots of parties and celebrating and resolutions, but it is also the earliest opportunity any student has to get financial aid for college. If you are a frequent visitor to this site, you know how very important the FAFSA is, because we say a good bit about it.  If not (or it's your… Read more here!

Categories: Financial Aid | Grants | Student Loans | Financial Aid Applications | FAFSA
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Financial Aid Scams

As the 2013-2014 financial aid season dawns near, students and families are reminded to be smart about financial aid.  What do we mean by this?  Well, let’s just say that some so-called “financial aid” is too good to be true. It’s unfortunate for us to have to tell to to be wary of financial aid.  Of course it isn’t all bad, in fact the right aid can make the difference between affording college and not affording it.  The problem lies in scams that bogus companies attempt to pull on naïve families.  They promise large sums of college aid without any… Read more here!

Categories: Financial Aid | Scholarships | Financial Aid Applications | FAFSA
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Go Financial Aid New Site Launch

Happy holidays!  This year, for Go Financial Aid’s gift from us to you, we wanted to bring you something really fun and exciting.  We worked long and hard on it, so hopefully you enjoy it.  What is it?  Well, you might have actually snuck a peek at it already; it’s our new website design!  There’s loads of good stuff there, so to make sure you get the most of it, we wanted to give everyone the insider’s look.  Let’s see what’s new… • Responsive, Adaptable Design Go Financial Aid’s new site design presents users with extreme versatility.  Every website today… Read more here!

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Go Financial Aid Offers Advice on BET

Go Financial Aid offered a Top 7 FAFSA Tips and Tricks to BET.com. Check it out at the BET Article. This includes: Fill Out a Practice FAFSA Reduce Your Family’s Adjusted Gross Income Get Rid of All Your Liquid Assets (Intelligently!) Leave No Entry Blank Apply Early (January) Timing Is Critical Title Accounts in the Parents' Name Enjoy! Read more here!

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Get Your FAFSA PIN

Merry Christmas! Don't forget to get your FAFSA PIN before the end of year. To do this: Go to http://www.pin.ed.gov. Click “Apply Now” on the right side of the page. Click “Next.” Follow the steps to Enter Your Personal Information and, if you would prefer, create your own PIN. Choose to have your PIN sent electronically, to expedite the process. Click “Next” to Submit Your PIN Application and click “Next” to Receive Your PIN. That's it! Now you'll be ready to complete your FAFSA. Please contact us with any questions! Read more here!

Categories: Financial Aid Applications | FAFSA
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The Fiscal Cliff and Financial Aid

The financial aid season is drawing near, and with it comes a flurry of questions and concerns about federal financial aid.  There is no doubt that financial aid plays a huge role in funding the educations of the majority of U.S. college students.  However, more changes for financial aid could be on the horizon. Many have heard about the debates regarding the proposed “fiscal cliff” since President Obama’s re-election last month.  Well, according to college experts, this plan could potentially put a damper on college financial aid.  What the fiscal cliff will do in general is automatically cut spending on… Read more here!

Categories: Financial Aid | Grants | Student Loans | Work Study | Financial Aid Applications | FAFSA
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