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Happy New Year! With 2012 now out the door and 2013 beginning, it’s likely that many of us have made resolutions for this new year. Lose that holiday weight, finally clean out the closet of all the old clothes and shoes or even find that dream job you’ve been hoping for. But what about financial aid? OK, maybe we don’t really want to think about college money, but it’s definitely important. So let’s think about some financial aid resolutions to set. File the FAFSA. The financial aid season officially starts TODAY. January 1st is here, so now you can file… Read more here!
Let's face it, we could all use some help getting everything in order for college. Well, some schools have college financial advisors. Advisors can help students and families through the financial aid process and in finding college funds. Seeking help for application filing or to better understand the aid process ensures greater accuracy on your FAFSA application and consideration for maximum financial aid.If your school does not have financial advisors, do not fret. Financial advisors are another name, or institutional equivalent to financial consultants, who are available at your disposal to assist with financial aid troubles and questions. In fact,… Read more here!
Starting college is exciting. However, the transition makes students question their finances. You may think, “How will I ever cover the high costs of going to college?” Quick answer: complete the FAFSA. Ok, maybe that’s too quick. Basically, you need to fill out this application because it gives you access to options like government loans and grants.Completing the FAFSA is sometimes easier said than done, however. Understanding how to complete all necessary information can be as tough as learning a foreign language, as you must make sense of and include tax and family income information. To make it all easier… Read more here!
So you're going to be applying for financial aid for college, eh? Well, did you know that there are people out there who professionally deal with applications and advice for the FAFSA and CSS Profile? A person who professionally works with students and financial aid is called a Financial Aid Consultant (FAC). While the mere thought of aid applications makes many people cringe, these guys do this for fun! It takes a fine balance of love for numbers, finances, the technical and helping others to do it, but consulting help is there for the taking. A college Financial Aid Consultant… Read more here!
Finding sources of aid for college, as well as actually obtaining the money can be pretty challenging and just downright confusing. However, there are many college financial aid services out there to help you get the aid you need, while at the same time making it as stress-free as possible. Here are a few resources that would be considered forms of college financial aid services that can be of some assistance to you: Scholarships There is tons of scholarship money available out there, and it’s money that you don’t have to pay back. While filling out applications and writing essays… Read more here!
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If you are currently a college student/parent of a college student/recent college grad, you understand what I mean when I say there is a lot of paperwork to fill out and what seems like a never ending stack of papers you receive by mail from American Education Services and the banks that provide your loans. If you are just starting the financial aid process, you to will become all too familiar with the paperwork that is financial aid. If you want to save yourself time and think you may need a little help, a financial aid consultant may be the… Read more here!