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Category: Financial aid

R2C Community Story: Ways to Pay for College
College Savings

R2C Community Story: Ways to Pay for College

Sabrina Malone Sabrina Malone- July 15, 2021 0

A mom of six and a member of our FB community shares her advice on ways to pay for college. (Edited for clarity and flow.) ... Read More

Start Here for Everything You Need to Know About Admissions and Financial Aid
College Admissions

Start Here for Everything You Need to Know About Admissions and Financial Aid

Kevin Newton Kevin Newton- June 15, 2021 0

Deciding where to go to college, and how to pay for it, are two of the most important decisions that a student will be faced ... Read More

You, Your Ex, and College Tuition Costs: How Do Divorced Parents Pay for College?
Costs

You, Your Ex, and College Tuition Costs: How Do Divorced Parents Pay for College?

Karen Sosnoski Karen Sosnoski- June 10, 2021 0

“Do most people split down the middle?” A recent post in Road2College’s Facebook group Paying for College 101 echos the confusion that many divorced parents ... Read More

FAFSA: Middle-Class Financial Aid Cuts Coming in 2023
College Financial Aid Costs and Stats

FAFSA: Middle-Class Financial Aid Cuts Coming in 2023

Robert Falcon Robert Falcon- May 24, 2021 0

As part of the Covid relief package passed by Congress in December 2020, the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) Simplification Act makes significant ... Read More

FAFSA and Divorced Parents
Finance

FAFSA and Divorced Parents

Karen Sosnoski Karen Sosnoski- February 25, 2021 0

As divorced parents—--or even as married ones—--figuring out an equitable division of labor can be tough, but when it comes to filling out the Free ... Read More

Big (and Not So Big) Changes Coming to a FAFSA Near You
Finance

Big (and Not So Big) Changes Coming to a FAFSA Near You

Kevin Newton Kevin Newton- January 22, 2021 0

Whether you’re the type to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) in a weekend or take it to your financial advisor, this ... Read More

Selective Service: Its Impact on College Admissions and Financial Aid
Applications

Selective Service: Its Impact on College Admissions and Financial Aid

Julia Lynn Rubin Julia Lynn Rubin- January 5, 2021 0

There has not been a military draft in the United States since 1973, marking the end of the Vietnam War. However, in 1980, a requirement ... Read More

This Is How Long It Takes FAFSA to Process
Finance

This Is How Long It Takes FAFSA to Process

Hallie Underwood Hallie Underwood- December 18, 2020 0

Your child has submitted their Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), but what’s next?  It would help to have an estimate of when you ... Read More

What Is an Independent Student for FAFSA?
Applications

What Is an Independent Student for FAFSA?

Maria Tzavidis Maria Tzavidis- December 8, 2020 0

A key part of the college admissions journey is the Free Application for Federal Student Aid or FAFSA. Given how much is involved in the ... Read More

Everything You Need to Know About the CSS Profile
CSS Profile

Everything You Need to Know About the CSS Profile

Melissa T. Shultz Melissa T. Shultz- November 8, 2020 0

The CSS Profile is an application you fill out online to determine whether you qualify for non-federal aid. (To apply for federal aid fill out ... Read More