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9 Financial Aid Tips for First-Timers

January 12, 2016

Paying for college is one of the hottest topics having to do with college admissions. Almost every family should apply for financial aid, the sooner, the better. Don’t be intimidated by the FAFSA, your first step in the financial aid process. Here are some great tips for first-timers and the FAFSA.

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Student Loans 101

November 27, 2012

Student Loans 101.

Paying for college is an overwhelming concern for families with students heading to college.  First, every parent needs to fill out the FAFSA online.  This can be submitted anytime after January 1, 2013.  If you have a student who is applying to private colleges or universities, you should also fill out the CSS form.  Financial aid is a combination of  scholarships, grants, work-study and loans.  Families need to know the best loans available if they need additional help with college expenses.