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Scholarships Expiring in March 2016

american-963191_640There are plenty of scholarships to apply for as spring approaches! Here are just a few scholarships with March 2016 deadlines for you to check out. Read the rest of this entry »

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15 Financial Aid Myths

There are a lot of misconceptions and myths surrounding financial aid and the FAFSA and we understand why. It certainly can be confusing! Unfortunately, certain impressions can affect your ability to maximize the aid you’re eligible for. That’s why clearing up the rumors is so important! Here are just a few of the top financial aid myths you may have heard and why you shouldn’t believe them. Read the rest of this entry »

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How to Shelter Assets on the FAFSA

Student and parent assets can affect the student’s chances of getting grants and other need-based financial aid. There are, however, several steps you can take to reduce the impact of assets on eligibility for need-based aid.

Sometimes families want to shelter assets on the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to increase eligibility for need-based financial aid. Sometimes they want to preserve assets for future use for something other than higher education, such as down payment on a house or starting a business.

There are four main methods of sheltering assets on the FAFSA: Read the rest of this entry »

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