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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...

Who are the “millennials” and why is everyone paying so much attention to them? According to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, the tag of millennial is being applied to those born between 1980 and 1999. Now aged between 16 and 35, their numbers are...

College application deadlines are rapidly approaching. Whether you use the Common App or go directly to the schools, there is usually an essay requirement. Most students anticipate this activity with dread, but some see it as a great opportunity to stand out from the crowd....