College can be expensive these days – but it doesn't
have to be. Find out what programs might be available
for you here.
Acing Your College Scholarship Essays
Every season, we see too many college applicants that become overwhelmed by the amount of writing necessitated by the college
application process. For these very stressed and busy high school seniors, scholarship essays are often the last straw.
It's just not that it's another essay, but rather that it is an essay that must meet a completely different set of criteria.
Can You Afford a Public College?
Don't be too quick to eliminate a school based on cost.
Sometimes, a private college can be a more economical
choice than a public college.
The Ivy League May Be More Affordable Than You Think
It's true that these schools are expensive, and that
many of their students come from wealthy families. But
all of these schools extend need-based financial aid to
a large number of their students, and several have
Early Admissions and Financial Aid
Senior Consultant Robert
Romans cautions applicants to consider another
important aspect of college planning as they decide
whether to use the early admissions option: financial
Getting to Know the FAFSA
The FAFSA form isn't due to the federal government until
June 30th, but many states and colleges have earlier deadlines. Smart students (and parents)
will complete one sooner rather than later in order to secure the financial assistance they want to help pay for college.
How to Complete a FAFSA
At first glance, a FAFSA might
look overwhelmingly complex. Follow our tips to make it
a smoother process.
Information Needed for the FAFSA
Do you have what you
need to fill out this important financial aid form?
Here's a quick rundown.
Harvard Overhauls Financial Aid Plan
Harvard University announced a sweeping overhaul of
financial aid policies designed to make Harvard College
more affordable for families across the income spectrum.
Other schools are gearing up to follow suit.
Back to College Features Index