5 Ways to Cut Corners and Save a Little Extra Dough in College

5 Ways to Cut Corners and Save a Little Extra Dough in College

We get it. You’re in college. You’re broke. You had a shoestring budget for a while. Then you had to sell the shoestring. When you…

3 Ways to Save Money on Your Morning Coffee

3 Ways to Save Money on Your Morning Coffee

Coffee: defined as the fuel that keeps college students going. Morning after morning thousands of students hop in their cars or walk down the street…

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…

Understanding Summer Student Contribution from the Start

Understanding Summer Student Contribution from the Start

After finishing a long year, are you ready to start relaxing on the beach? Not so fast, dear college students. Summer might not be as…

How to Start Your Scholarship Search

How to Start Your Scholarship Search

Figuring out how you are going to pay for college can be a stressful situation. It may seem that there aren’t many options out there…

5 Resources All Latin@ Students Should Know About

5 Resources All Latin@ Students Should Know About

The relatively recent rise of graduation rates among Latino students in the US has been received with much fanfare. It’s also the general consensus that…

How to Compare Financial Aid Packages

How to Compare Financial Aid Packages

You got into college! This is exciting! It might be your dream school, a safety, or any other school but you’ve found out you got…

How to Start Handling Financial Independence

How to Start Handling Financial Independence

There comes a point in every young person’s life when they can no longer rely on their parents to pay for what they want and…

Hidden Fees: What Financial Aid and Scholarships Might Not Cover

Hidden Fees: What Financial Aid and Scholarships Might Not Cover

Every day, newspapers and media report the increasing cost of college tuition. What students don’t realize is that the supplementary costs of attending higher education also…

Why and How to Start the Scholarship Search Early

Why and How to Start the Scholarship Search Early

This message is for the high school juniors out there: start the scholarship search early. You guys are taking the SATs and AP tests, getting…

Op-Ed: It’s Time to Say Goodbye to Work-Study

Op-Ed: It’s Time to Say Goodbye to Work-Study

Financial aid is a mess. Between the FAFSA, CSS profiles, school-specific policies, and Pell Grants, it’s a tough process to negotiate. I’m not here to…

4 Ways to Make Your Financial Aid Process Miserable

4 Ways to Make Your Financial Aid Process Miserable

For a senior in high school, the hardest truth to face–admittedly, if you haven’t had to deal with many soul-crushing truths–is that an acceptance to…

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