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FAFSA Verification – It’s not as scary as it sounds!

2018-04-05T10:57:32+00:00 April 5th, 2018|Categories: Jessica|

So, you’ve been selected for verification - don’t worry! It happens to the best of us. About one-third of all FAFSA applicants are selected for verification. Some schools even verify every single student. This does not mean that you did something wrong, and being selected is not the end of the world! Knowing a [...]

A Few Things to Help You Survive College

2018-04-03T09:30:06+00:00 February 22nd, 2018|Categories: Melanie|

These are things I wish someone would’ve told me BEFORE I started college. I ended up learning about them either the hard way or later in college. Hopefully, these will help you have a better college experience from the start. Get involved in campus groups and activities. This can be a great addition to your resume, and [...]

Spending Wisely During the Holidays

2017-12-15T14:46:18+00:00 December 12th, 2017|Categories: Jessica|

Tis the season for giving, and although it feels great to see someone’s face light up when you give them a gift, you don’t have to break the bank while shopping for everyone on your “Nice” list. Here are a few tips to spend less during the holidays, without being a total Scrooge: Create [...]

Tips for Completing the FAFSA, part 1

2017-12-15T14:50:15+00:00 December 8th, 2017|Categories: Melanie|

Getting good grades isn’t the only challenge on the road to graduation. Many of the students I talk to worry about how to pay for school. For a lot of them, their biggest support comes from federal financial aid (grants, loans, work-study). That means you need to fill out the FAFSA, the Free Application [...]