Tag: FAFSA

FAFSA: Middle-Class Financial Aid Cuts Coming in 2023

FAFSA: Middle-Class Financial Aid Cuts Coming in 2023

May 24, 2021

As part of the Covid relief package passed by Congress in December 2020, the Free Application for Federal Student Aid

Parent Advice on Starting the College Search

Parent Advice on Starting the College Search

June 13, 2020

If your child is a high school sophomore or junior, you may be thinking about your college search process. But

10 Income Strategies to Reduce Your Cost of College

10 Income Strategies to Reduce Your Cost of College

June 9, 2020

Reducing your Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) is a viable strategy in trying to reduce your EFC and maximize how much

8 Financial Aid Mistakes to Avoid

8 Financial Aid Mistakes to Avoid

May 1, 2020

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

9 Tips to Help You Play the Financial Aid Game

9 Tips to Help You Play the Financial Aid Game

April 19, 2020

Over the last decade, the process of getting into college has become akin to playing a “game.” The “winners” are

Does Saving for College Hurt Financial Aid Eligibility?

Does Saving for College Hurt Financial Aid Eligibility?

October 25, 2019

Sometimes the best source of advice and information comes from readers’ comments, which are always so valuable to review. Saving

Avoid These Common FAFSA Mistakes

Avoid These Common FAFSA Mistakes

October 12, 2019

Filling out the FAFSA is one of the most important things you do as you pursue funding for your child’s

Financial Aid Terms You Need to Know

Financial Aid Terms You Need to Know

October 10, 2019

For all families navigating the college admissions and paying for college process, it’s important  to know and understand the terms

FAFSA FAQs: Answers to Your FAFSA Questions

FAFSA FAQs: Answers to Your FAFSA Questions

October 4, 2019

If it’s fall, it must be financial aid form season, and if you’re like many of the parents in our

What Happens if You Miss the FAFSA Deadline?

What Happens if You Miss the FAFSA Deadline?

September 27, 2019

The FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) form opens October 1. If you have not yet filed, it would

Financial Aid Paperwork From Hell

Financial Aid Paperwork From Hell

September 24, 2019

There is one piece of my daughter’s college application process that is entirely mine, or rather, my responsibility to do

Why Is My EFC so High and What Does it Mean?

Why Is My EFC so High and What Does it Mean?

September 15, 2019

You’ve filled out the FAFSA and received your EFC or tried an EFC calculator. Now you’re asking, Why is my