College Grants for Women

College Grants for Women

Grants are a type of “gift aid,”or financial assistance. Unlike a student loan, a grant doesn’t need to be repaid.

Essential College Tuition Facts

Essential College Tuition Facts

When it comes to choosing a college, price is one of the top considerations, and tuition the largest part of

How to Pay for College Without Loans

How to Pay for College Without Loans

One of the biggest factors in higher-ed planning is figuring out how to pay for college without loans. Here are

Finding Scholarships for High School Juniors

Finding Scholarships for High School Juniors

Financial aid that is awarded to students based on merit is called merit aid (or merit scholarships). Unlike need-based aid,

What Is FAFSA and How Does It Work?

What Is FAFSA and How Does It Work?

The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is one of the most important components of the college application. This

Tips for How to Fill Out the FAFSA, the CSS Profile, and Other Aid Forms

Tips for How to Fill Out the FAFSA, the CSS Profile, and Other Aid Forms

by Kalman A. Chany, author, The Princeton Review’s Paying for College, and President, Campus Consultants Inc. Applying for financial aid