FSA/FAFSA ID: What Is It, How to Create One, Tips, Common Problems and Solutions

Linsey Knerl

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FSA/FAFSA ID: What Is It, How to Create One, Tips, Common Problems and Solutions

July 27, 2023

Students, parents and step-parents each need to create an FSA ID for the online 2024-2025 FAFSA form, which is the…

Common Data Set Ultimate Guide: Use it to Find the Right College

Common Data Set Ultimate Guide: Use it to Find the Right College

July 12, 2023

With about 4,000 U.S. colleges to choose from, finding the right college at the price right is no easy task….

Showing Demonstrated Interest in a College Helps Prevent Being Labeled a “Stealth Applicant”

June 5, 2023

Your student may be able to boost their admissions results by showing colleges their interest. Get tips for genuine ways to engage before they apply.

What Is a Good GPA: Different Calculations, Impacts and Tips

May 18, 2023

High school and college grades matter, but what makes a GPA good enough to celebrate? Learn how it all works in our updated guide.

How Students Should Spend the Summer Before Senior Year

April 29, 2023

With just one summer left before high-school students graduate, parents had ideas for how to best spend that time.

College Tours: 6 Things to Pay Attention To

April 13, 2023

A recent discussion in our Paying for College 101 Facebook Community focused on what parents noticed on college tours that…

Paying for College with Credit Cards: What You Should Know

March 15, 2023

When the tuition bill comes due, your college will offer your student a few options. If there’s a balance after…

Said Yes to a College? You’ve Still Got College Financial Planning to Do.

February 14, 2023

We did it! My high school senior said yes to the right school for him. With this milestone behind us,…