FSEOG Grants 101

FSEOG Grant Ineligibility

As keepers of equality, the government offers millions of dollars in grants for people who come from low-income families in an attempt to give everyone a fair chance at completing college and entering the general workforce. While some would say these attempts are misguided and don’t address the real problem at the root of income […]

TEACH Grants 101

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Most freshmen entering college have no idea what major they want to pursue, much less what they want to do with the rest of their lives. However, in every incoming batch of freshmen, there’s a solid percentage who not only know what they want to do after college, but they also know the exact classes […]

Facts about the Cost of College & Student Loans

What is the real cost of getting an education beyond the high school years?  In order to estimate the average full-time students’ budget we must consider all the expenses that make up the budget. Factors to consider: Tuition & Fees Room & Board Books & Supplies Transportation Other Expenses

How America Pays for College in 2013

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How America Pays for College in 2013 Editors note: Although this study was published 6 months ago I think it is a very important topic to discuss The Ipsos Public Affairs has conducted a study called “How America Pays for College in 2013”, which features how families are beginning to settle into the harsh realities […]

Great Lakes Student Loan

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Everything You Need to Know about the Great Lakes Student Loan Considering the massive expenses associated with higher education, several people apply for a student loan to cover the costs of studying in college. One of the many loan providers in the United States is the Great Lakes Higher Education Corporation, which is also among […]

A Comprehensive List of State Grants (2nd Half)

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This is the second part of the comprehensive list of State Grants. The first part is here. Maryland List of State Grants Aileen Lee Scholarship Eligibility – Best performing freshmen joining the University of Oregon. The scholarship is available for students who have demonstrated excellence leadership and academic performance in high school. Value – Offers […]

A Comprehensive List of State Grants (1st Half)

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I have tracked a comprehensive list of State Grants that you can use to pay for your tuition. This took a lot of time to put together and I have divided the post in two parts. Below is the first half: ALABAMA List List of State Grants Alabama GI Dependents’ Educational Benefit Program Eligibility – […]

Navigating the Pell Grant Application Process

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Navigating the Pell Grant Application Process Approximately 5400 post-secondary institutions offer Federal Pell Grants to students with demonstrated need. Unlike loans, students are not required to repay these funds. Although the monies are awarded by the college itself, the determination of need is made by the federal government’s Department of Education. As such, the application […]