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College students and their parents have complained for years that it is too difficult to complete the FAFSA. Many find the process so overwhelming that they don’t even bother to apply. This hurts the student as the FAFSA is used to determine financial aid eligibility...

So excited to have AVID as our special guest last month for #CollegeCash! AVID is a nonprofit that trains 70,000+ educators a year, so they can prepare all students for college, careers, and life. They started with one teacher in one classroom in 1980, and...

Thinking about sending children to college can be a challenging process for many families. Not only do you have to deal with the actual college application process, you also have to learn about financial aid. As the days get closer to college application time for...

During the mid- to late-summer months, attention usually begins focusing on the financial aid process for rising high school seniors and returning college students. They are gathering documentation to complete the FAFSA once October 1 rolls around, and are continuing the search for college scholarships....

Paying for college is hard enough without having to worry about covering the day-to-day expenses of being a college student. Participating in activities outside the classroom is an important part of the college freshman experience, but many of these pursuits cost money. Field trips and...

How much is this college going to cost? It’s a question that strikes fear into the hearts of parents, and misunderstanding into the minds of students. The student, on the one hand, has a grand idea of attending a particular college. He or she has...