Students From Upper-Middle Class Families to Get More Financial Aid

Today I read an interesting article about Harvard boosting their financial aid. Specifically, Harvard’s goal was to make the $45,620 yearly tuition price tag more affordable for everyone. The first thing I thought when I saw the headline was “about time!” Students who come from families that make less than $60,000 annually already don’t have … Read more Students From Upper-Middle Class Families to Get More Financial Aid

How to Save Thousands of Dollars on the Cost of College

What you need to know about financial aid BEFORE choosing a college College and Finance is all about giving students and families the best information. With this in mind, Todd Johnson, who is the principal college admission consultant for College Admissions Partners, has written a two-part guest post on saving money via financial aid and … Read more How to Save Thousands of Dollars on the Cost of College

32 Weird Scholarships Almost Anyone Can Get

If you’re anything like me, you’ll try to get some extra cash for college any way you can. There are loads of scholarships available for students based on grades and need. However, there are some really strange and unique scholarships out there that one would do well to consider applying for. Almost anyone could qualify … Read more 32 Weird Scholarships Almost Anyone Can Get

7 Money Saving Questions to Ask Your College

1. What percent of my need will you meet? Remember that EFC, or expected family contribution that the FAFSA determined? Some colleges will meet 100% of your need. Need again is defined as the cost of the college minus your EFC. So what does it mean if a college says they will meet 100% of … Read more 7 Money Saving Questions to Ask Your College