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Helpful Resources to Get You Ready for College

Preparing for college is a very emotional and exciting time. First you’re busy writing essays and completing applications, then you’re anxiously awaiting news about which colleges have accepted you and finally, there’s the fear and anticipation of what college life will really be like once you get there.

 

How to Analyze Your Financial Aid Award Letter

If you’ve completed all your applications and most of your requirements, by now you should start receiving some financial aid award letters from the universities and colleges you applied to. Essentially, the letter aims to tell you how much financial assistance you can expect from the university, plus how much you’ll have to cover on your own.

 

Start Writing Your Award-Winning Scholarship Essay Today!

Essays can make the scholarship application process difficult. However, no scholarship that’s worth having comes easily, and if you follow this advice, any scholarship essay is achievable!

 

[VIDEO] Common questions about college financing answered!

What are your options for funding your college education? You have been accepted to college, now what? Now you have to figure out how to pay for it. There are many options, and it is important to know where to start. Watch this quick video from iGrad and get handle on all of your options!

 

Financial Aid for the non-traditional Student

It is a common misconception that only fresh high school graduates can avail themselves of financial aid for their college education. As a result, a lot of adults who wish to return to college may be disheartened and eventually just give up on their dream to finally graduate.

 

5 Tips to start applying for scholarships and grants

Don’t miss out on scholarships and grants you can still win for next fall. I’ve talked to families that are so amazing at the scholarship search that they didn’t need the money they saved for college. Start applying for scholarships and grants with the following five tips:

 

How to Fill Out the FAFSA in 7 Easy Steps

Learn how to fill out the FAFSA in seven easy steps. Feel free to use this video as a helpful companion while you work on your FAFSA.

 

Search for Scholarships with Scholly

Have you been brave enough to venture into the scholarship jungle? It can be an overwhelming, almost frightening place — there are hundreds, if not thousands, of choices. While the idea of free money sounds great (especially considering how outrageously expensive college is!), finding the right scholarships can take hours and hours of research. Many students are so overwhelmed, they end up not applying for any at all.

 
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FAFSA Tips – Quick Hints to Filing your Free Application for Federal Student Aid

Your FAFSA should be completed as soon as possible, starting right now! Yes you need the information from your 2014 tax return, but don’t wait until you’ve completed your taxes to start on the form. You can use estimated figures and go back and fix them once you’ve completed your taxes. keep reading for more tips and tricks.

 
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Last Minute Gift Ideas - Smart Budget Shopping

With so few days left in the holiday shopping season, it is easy to find yourself buying last minute gifts that take you way outside of your budget. Friends or co-workers that you may not have included on your shopping list suddenly surprise you with a nicely wrapped, thoughtful gift and the waves of panic and guilt set in. Continue reading...

 
 
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