Time is money, and you need to apply NOW. Colleges have the most funds early, so don’t wait for your taxes if you are one of those last minute filers. You can estimate by using last year’s taxes, and correct the amount later. Read More.
The average college student graduates with at least $30,000 in debt. What you don’t know is if you find a job that doesn’t pay enough to live; expenses such as an apartment, car, insurance, gas; internet and tv are a luxury items and you might even have to move home. Trust me, your parents are […]
I just helped my sister drop my niece at college to begin her junior year. We got her settled, met her roommates and proceeded to shop for those necessary items. Don’t be fooled, college is not cheap! The costs just kept adding up; the meal plan, the books, the hoodie, pots/pans, groceries, ink, and […]
Do you ever wonder how financial aid is really distributed? I recall sharing this discussion with my college roommate and realized she qualified for Pell Grants, and I did not. How was this possible? I adore her and her family; however we came from very different socio-economic backgrounds and I couldn’t figure out the logic […]