Considering Federal Work-Study to help pay for your school expenses? Here are 8 facts and tips to help you navigate all parts of the Federal Work-Study Program, from getting a work-study job to understanding how you’ll get paid.
Track your federal student aid during college or career school with these four tools. Stay in the know and make informed financial choices.
With more than 5,600 colleges and career schools participating in federal student aid, it can be difficult to decide which school is right for you. That’s why the U.S. Department of Education developed College Scorecard to answer your questions about costs, graduation, debt, and lifetime earnings.
So you’ve submitted your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA®) form and applied to schools. How do you know what to look for when they send you financial aid offers? Understanding how to interpret what you’re committing to could save you future surprises, not to mention thousands of dollars in payments. Here’s what you need to know.
Some high school graduates who intended to go to college don’t enroll for Fall classes. It’s a phenomenon known as “summer melt.” Take steps now to make sure your college plans don’t get derailed. Stay in contact with your school, read your mail, track your activities, and check the status of your financial aid.
Understand the basics of scholarships and get tips on how to apply for them.