Tag: CSS Profile

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

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

Your CSS Profile Questions Answered
CSS Profile

Your CSS Profile Questions Answered

Road2College Road2College- October 14, 2018 0

Realizing that you need to submit the CSS Profile along with the FAFSA for your student’s financial aid application can be a bit intimidating. Fortunately, ... Read More

Home Equity and College Financial Aid: What’s the Impact?
College Financial Aid Costs and Stats

Home Equity and College Financial Aid: What’s the Impact?

Anna Spooner Anna Spooner- April 9, 2018 0

You’ve worked diligently for years to be responsible with your bills and make payments on your mortgage. As a result, you’ve probably built up some ... Read More

What Is FAFSA?
Finance

What Is FAFSA?

Road2College Road2College- December 12, 2017 0

It’s time to start filling out paperwork for your student’s college funding. You’ve probably heard of the FAFSA, and you may have heard of the ... Read More

What is Financial Aid And Where Does It Come From?
Finance

What is Financial Aid And Where Does It Come From?

Freelancer Freelancer- December 12, 2017 0

What is financial aid? The answer is obvious--money for college, right? Of course, you probably realize that it can't be as simple as that. And ... Read More

CSS Profile FAQs
Finance

CSS Profile FAQs

Matthew Schwartz Matthew Schwartz- October 24, 2017 0

Frequently asked questions about the CSS Profile Since my wife and I file jointly, can we enter together as "Parent 1"? No   Should I ... Read More

How Grandparents Can Pay for College with 529 Plans
College Savings

How Grandparents Can Pay for College with 529 Plans

Matthew Schwartz Matthew Schwartz- September 8, 2017 0

Many families save for college by putting money away in a state’s standard 529 Plan, a college education savings account exempted from federal taxes. But ... Read More

Financial Aid Paperwork From Hell
Finance

Financial Aid Paperwork From Hell

Road2College Road2College- January 24, 2017 0

There is one piece of my daughter’s college application process that is entirely mine, or rather, my responsibility to do with her.   Insert doom and gloom ... Read More