Category: Financial aid

What’s The Point of Knowing Your EFC?
Finance

What’s The Point of Knowing Your EFC?

Suzi Parker Suzi Parker- August 14, 2019 0

Jenni Mouer studied her family’s Expected Family Contribution (EFC) early in the college application process. That’s because she knew she had an unusually complex situation. ... Read More

Colleges with the Best Financial Aid
Finance

Colleges with the Best Financial Aid

Road2College Road2College- August 13, 2019 0

With college being so expensive, it’s no surprise that many people are looking for the colleges that offer the most financial aid. Being able to ... Read More

How Is Your FAFSA EFC Calculated?
Costs

How Is Your FAFSA EFC Calculated?

Road2College Road2College- August 9, 2019 0

When you get into the world of college applications, the acronym “EFC” comes up constantly. Mostly you’ll hear parents bemoaning how high theirs is and ... Read More

Should You Update FAFSA By Using The IRS Data Retrieval Tool?
Finance

Should You Update FAFSA By Using The IRS Data Retrieval Tool?

Road2College Road2College- August 3, 2019 0

There is no rule that requires you to use the IRS Data Retrieval Tool, (DRT), however, the Department of Education would be very happy if ... Read More

8 Financial Aid Mistakes to Avoid
Finance

8 Financial Aid Mistakes to Avoid

Road2College Road2College- August 1, 2019 0

    Figuring out what your child’s college will cost and how your family is going to pay for it are enough to keep you ... Read More

What’s The Difference Between Merit And Need Based Financial Aid?
Finance

What’s The Difference Between Merit And Need Based Financial Aid?

Freelancer Freelancer- August 1, 2019 0

College financial aid falls into two basic categories: need-based and merit-based aid. It's important to know the difference between the two.   Merit-based financial aid ... Read More

Learning About Financial Aid Isn’t Just For Parents of High School Seniors
Finance

Learning About Financial Aid Isn’t Just For Parents of High School Seniors

Matthew Schwartz Matthew Schwartz- August 1, 2019 0

  Back in 2016, in a huge shift to make it easier to fill out financial aid forms and get financial aid decisions back from ... Read More

Reviewing Your FAFSA Student Aid Report
Finance

Reviewing Your FAFSA Student Aid Report

Road2College Road2College- July 30, 2019 0

    You've submitted your FAFSA, and now what?   After your student’s FAFSA is processed, you'll receive a Student Aid Report (SAR).   If ... Read More

Should I Still Fill Out FAFSA Even If I Don’t Qualify For Financial Aid?
College Financial Aid Costs and Stats

Should I Still Fill Out FAFSA Even If I Don’t Qualify For Financial Aid?

Road2College Road2College- July 30, 2019 0

The forms that come along with the college admissions process can be a nightmare. There are college applications, scholarship applications, loan applications, and not to ... Read More

Tips for Handling Your Student’s Financial Aid Appeal
Finance

Tips for Handling Your Student’s Financial Aid Appeal

Road2College Road2College- July 21, 2019 0

The financial aid letter just arrived at your home – and you feel deflated.   The school your student is most excited about didn’t offer ... Read More