We Owe HOW MUCH This Semester!?!

As a senior at a private university, I know just how nerve-wrecking the financial aid process can be. There are a few things I’ve learned over the last four years’ worth of trips to and from the Financial Aid office. If you have questions, don’t be afraid to ask.  Read more... Not sure exactly how much you owe for this semester? Clueles...

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Bright Futures Requirements

The majority of students in Florida are well aware of the Florida Bright Futures Scholarship Program, but many are unsure about the specific Bright Futures Requirements. Once upon a time, it was simple to remember the award amounts and required test scores, but due to the economic situation, the Bright Futures guidelines have been changing on a y...

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Florida Bright Futures Scholarship

The Florida Bright Futures Scholarship Program is a merit based scholarship offered to students in Florida who plan to attend a state school. Although the program has undergone countless changes and reductions since it was started in 1997, it remains one of the most popular scholarships in the state. I always assumed Florida Bright Futures Scholars...

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Winning Scholarships: It’s A Numbers Game

“Need money for college?…apply for scholarships!” If you are a college-bound high school students, you’ve probably heard at least 3 people tell you to apply for scholarships. But for those of you who’ve tried applying to scholarships before or have researched scholarships before, you know that it’s not as easy as it sounds…rig...

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5 Scholarships ALL Students Can Apply For

A lot of students aren’t eligible for most scholarships because they simply don’t meet the scholarship criteria – either they don’t live in the right state, aren’t a member of the right organization, don’t have the right college major, etc. However, there are general scholarships. General scholarships are for everyone; regardless of you...

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3 Ways To Get The Money You NEED for College

Finding the money to attend college is a concern that most high school students have. Even if you have all of the money to pay for college out of pocket, everyone could still use a little extra help to pay for those additional college expenses. Here are some tips that you can use to get the financial aid you need for college. #1 – Don’t wai...

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Weird Ways To Pay For College

The financial aid process can be scary. College is expensive and most students just aren’t sure if they’ll be able to afford it. What if you don’t get enough financial aid to cover your college expenses? This is a common question that a lot of high school students struggle with every single day. Luckily there are some other options out there ...

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CSS Financial Aid Profile

What is the CSS Financial Aid Profile? Many students often confuse the CSS Profile form with the FAFSA form. The main difference between the CSS Profile form and the FAFSA form is the type of aid they help you to apply for. The CSS Profile is a financial aid application service provided by the College Board that is used to apply for private schola...

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