Tag Archives: Financial Aid Checklist

Federal Grants

Simply applying for Financial Aid by completing the FAFSA automatically puts you in a situation to receive at least 1 of the 4 grants issued by the federal government.  These specific Grants do not have to be repaid and require virtually no extra work from you as the student as they are need based and the information […]

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What is Financial Aid?

One of the most asked question when going back to school is,  “What is financial aid?”.  One of the biggest misconceptions about College Financial Aid is that funds borrowed from the Federal Government do not have to be paid back.  This is only partially true as Federal Financial Aid is made up of four types […]

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3 Easy Steps to Choosing a School

When comparing schools it can be very daunting and often hard to even start! Given the fact that 70% of all college students will change their major at least once, keeping the end in mind will not only save you time, it will also save you money…especially as an adult learner. With that said, the first […]

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Subsidized vs Unsubsidized Loans

o keep it simple, both Direct Subsidized and Direct Unsubsidized loans are federal loans that are given to those students eligible for Financial Aid to help cover all or at least some of the costs associated with pursuing higher education at an accredited College, University or Trade School.  Both loans do not require any sort of payments while you […]

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Financial Aid Eligibility Checklist

We have included a very straightforward Financial Aid Eligibility Checklist below that will clearly break down what the Federal Governments eligibility requirements are for Financial Aid. Have a High School Diploma, GED certificate or home schooled and approved under state law. Have a valid Social Security number Be a U.S. Citizen or an eligible non-citizen. […]

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