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The New Year will soon be upon us, and with that is the start of another FAFSA season. FAFSA - the Free Application for Federal Student Aid - is the key to receiving access to federal, state and institutional college financial aid. It is important...

When some parents talk to their college-aged children about money, it can feel like they come from two different planets, not just two different generations. The “Baby Boomers” and “Gen Xers” of yesterday are trying to help their millennial children learn to deal with the...

Most of us think that students can graduate from a community college in two years, other colleges in four years, and then take additional courses for a specific profession in post-graduate classes. But a recent study by Complete College America sheds a new light on...

The College Board is a non-profit organization that plays an important role in the college process. Founded in 1900, its membership has grown to over 6000 educational institutions worldwide. The Board’s mission is to help high school students prepare for a successful transition to college,...

College students with extreme financial need benefit from the Federal Perkins Loan Program. In addition to the Direct Student Loans or PLUS Loans that are available, Perkins Loans can make the difference in a student’s ability to pay for college. These loans are offered to...

One huge component of college financial aid packages is federal financial aid, but most states also have financial aid programs available as well. These are designed to motivate students to attend college in their home state and to provide the opportunity for students with financial...