Education

Opinion: Education should receive more financial backing

Opinion: Education should receive more financial backing

Free or nearly free college tuition is offered in at least 26 countries including Austria, Brazil, France, Germany and Mexico, according to Britannica ProCon. If this is the case for 26 countries, the United States, as one of the wealthiest nations, should be able to...

Opinion: Financial aid impact — a help or burden?

Opinion: Financial aid impact — a help or burden?

College tuition has been steadily skyrocketing for years and has no stop in sight. Financial aid programs from the federal government provide low and middle income families with opportunities to attend higher education. Several representatives including Secretary of...

Understanding financial aid award letters

Understanding financial aid award letters

Money. Money. Money. If you are anything like me right now, that should have caught your attention. For most individuals in the college admission process,  cost can be one of the most important factors in making a smart and responsible college decision. If a college...

Selected for FAFSA Verification? Here’s a how-to guide

Selected for FAFSA Verification? Here’s a how-to guide

Selected for FAFSA Verification? How do I know if I was selected? When you received the confirmation email stating that your FAFSA has been successfully processed, did you see an asterisk (*) next to your EFC, as shown above? The asterisk means you have been selected...