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Understanding Your Financial Aid Offer

2019-04-22T14:51:41-05:00March 25th, 2019|Categories: Jessica|

Being accepted to more than one college is a tremendous accomplishment. But it also means that you have options and a big decision to make … you’ll need to pick the college that best fits you. For many students, this decision is based on the school’s total cost. Financial aid offers (sometimes referred to [...]

Completing the FAFSA Just Got Easier … Use the New App!

2019-01-14T15:05:10-05:00January 11th, 2019|Categories: Melanie|

Happy New Year! What are your New Year’s resolutions? I hope one is to complete and submit your FAFSA application (if you haven’t already done so). It’s time. Although the 2019-2020 FAFSA was released in October, there is still time for high school seniors and returning college students to complete the form. Remember, some financial [...]

How to Get Out of Student Loan Default

2018-10-24T16:53:53-05:00August 13th, 2018|Categories: Beth|

So, you have defaulted on your student loans…That means that you are 270 or more days delinquent or behind on making payments on your federal student loan; your loan is now in collections. Hopefully this blog will help you navigate your student loans out of default. Defaulting on your student loan can have serious [...]

How Internships Help Jumpstart Your Career

2018-10-10T16:22:21-05:00May 31st, 2018|Categories: Liz|

Have you started thinking about your future career and what you want your first job after college to be?  Maybe you have, maybe you haven’t, but one thing is certain: you want to be that one candidate who stands out during the interview process because the competition is fierce. An internship during college can help [...]

Make Smart Use of Your Financial Aid Refund

2018-06-05T14:51:40-05:00January 12th, 2018|Categories: Melanie|

Welcome to “Coaching Corner,” a blog we hope will help you make smart decisions with your money and get through school without breaking the bank. Each semester millions of college students ask an important question – “What should I do with my financial aid refund?” That’s the money left over from your financial aid [...]

Managing Your Money: Needs vs Wants

2018-06-05T14:51:03-05:00September 29th, 2017|Categories: Melanie|

We recently talked about how to make your financial aid refund last through the entire semester. Whether you get money from financial aid, your parents, or working, you need to manage it wisely. Setting up a spending plan helps you do that. Making Decisions Part of putting together a simple budget (spending plan) is identifying [...]