Financial Aid Articles

5 Tips for Writing Scholarship Essays That Impress

Tips for writing college scholarship essays.

Help your scholarship submission rise to the top of the pile with these expert essay writing tips.

Managing Money in College: 3 Tips for a Financially Savvy First Semester

Financial Tips for college freshmen.

You’re on your own and ready to manage your money in college: or are you? These tips will put you on track to becoming financially independent.

Scholarships with Deadlines in October 2015

College scholarships with deadlines in October 2015

It’s never too late to apply for a scholarship. Check out this list with deadlines coming up soon in October 2015, and get your applications in!

4 Scholarships to Help Fund Your Bachelor’s Degree

4 College scholarships to help pay for your bachelor's degree.

Whether your a college senior or a prospective freshman, it’s never too late to start applying for college scholarships in pursuit of your bachelor’s degree..

Scholarships with Deadlines in September 2015

Scholarships with September 2015 Deadlines

No scholarship is ever too small to apply for when you need to pay down college tuition. From $500 to full tuition, explore your scholarship options here.

6 Neat Money-Making Tips for Lowering Student Debt

money-making tips for lowering student debt

College students typically need all the money they can get. Try some of these ideas for making a few dollars on the side so you can pay off your college bills more quickly.

4 Pitfalls to Avoid when Paying for College

Borrowing money for college.

Get advice on paying for college from a financial aid expert and learn what pitfalls to avoid.

4 Common Student Loan Repayment Misconceptions

student loan repayment

Student debt is an increasingly difficult problem and students are often at a loss as to the best ways to pay off their loans. Learn the facts and take charge of your finances.

5 College Scholarships for Summer 2015: Get ‘Em While They’re Hot!

college scholarships summer 2015

There’s never a wrong time to apply for college scholarships so keep searching and bookmarking the right scholarships for you during summer break.

The Pros and Cons of Student Loan Consolidation

student loan consolidation

Students are graduating college with more debt than ever before. Find out how and when student loan consolidation can help you reduce the burden of that debt so that you can move forward in your life.

8 Tips to Increase Merit Scholarship Aid

tips to win college merit aid

Merit aid reduces your college tuition, so learn the tips you need to know to find the right merit aid scholarships for you!

To-dos Before Student Loan Repayment Begins

student loan repayment

Many students graduate college with a lot of debt to repay, and a lot of questions about how it is going to work. Get the answers you need now to prepare to take control of your finances when you leave college.