5 Half-Truths of Your Financial Aid Office

5 Half-Truths of Your Financial Aid Office

It’s officially admissions season, the name of the game is “whitewashing,” and financial aid offices are not exempt. I’m not saying that your financial aid office…

Op-Ed: Merit Scholarships Aren’t As Great As You Think

Op-Ed: Merit Scholarships Aren’t As Great As You Think

Democratic presidential candidates have recently made splashes by promising to reduce college tuition. This follows on the footsteps of Germany’s decision to entirely eliminate tuition…

4 Tips for Keeping Track of Financial Aid Deadlines

4 Tips for Keeping Track of Financial Aid Deadlines

Few words can strike more fear in a current or future college student than the term “financial aid.” Unfamiliar and downright confusing to most, it…

7 Things You Need for Filling Out the FAFSA

7 Things You Need for Filling Out the FAFSA

You’re in your last semester of senior year of high school and financial aid may be the last thing on your mind. It is extremely…

Pros and Cons of Work Study in College

Pros and Cons of Work Study in College

“The one who is unwilling to work shall not eat.” Whatever the merits of this Biblical message is, it is one that many have taken…

3 Tips for Communicating with Your Financial Aid Officer

3 Tips for Communicating with Your Financial Aid Officer

Think you could finally relax after submitting your last college application? Think again. Although the financial aid applications are not usually as nerve wracking as…

Bos-ton, Cle-veland, New York, Take Your Pick

Bos-ton, Cle-veland, New York, Take Your Pick

Feeling alone as you swim through the terrifying waters known as the college admission process? Have no fear! We have five seniors blogging about ups,…

Keeping Financial Aid Out of Friendships

Keeping Financial Aid Out of Friendships

Decisions are out, and those financial aid packages should be a-rollin’ in! Hopefully they’ll all be to your liking, of course, but if not, TP’s…

So You’re Having Trouble Filling Out the FAFSA…

So You’re Having Trouble Filling Out the FAFSA…

It’s that time of year again: FAFSA time. If you don’t know what the FAFSA is, well, you’re either not applying for financial aid (which,…

9 Ways to Fund Your College Lifestyle

9 Ways to Fund Your College Lifestyle

We’ve all heard the phrase at one time or another, “College has so much to offer.” By this the person reciting the mantra is usually…

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