Monthly Archive:: September 2011

30 Sep 2011

Other Ways to Pay Your College Fee

As you look for ways to pay for college, you may be surprised at what’s available, especially in your own community. You have to put in extra work to find this support, but the results can be
26 Sep 2011

College Payment Plans

Most colleges send bills for tuition, fees, and any room and board in advance of each term. Many colleges also offer plans that allow you to spread out the payments during the school year.
22 Sep 2011

Financial Aid Packages

The financial aid office tries to develop the best combination of grants, scholarships, loans, and work-study jobs it can to match your needs. This combination is your financial aid package.
18 Sep 2011

Work-Study Programs

Work-study programs provide aid to students by giving them jobs during the school year. Many of the jobs are on campus. Others may be with public agencies or nonprofit organizations off campus. Some work-study programs are federally
14 Sep 2011

How Do I Qualify for Financial Aid?

You can qualify for financial aid in several ways, including need, merit, and affiliation. Most aid is need-based and is given to students who do not have the financial resources to pay for college. This kind of
10 Sep 2011

What is Financial Aid?

The majority of students need some sort of help paying for college. Every college has a financial aid office that works with students to try to give them that help. The different kinds of support that you
6 Sep 2011

Several Options to Pay College

You can pay for college in more ways than you might expect! Estimating the cost of college is only one step. Another step is figuring out how much you can afford to pay. If college costs are