Learn the difference between financial need-based and merit aid and how to optimize your chances at receiving them, and consider schools with a low sticker price.…
By Julie Shields-Rutyna    |
The differences between Subsidized and Unsubsidized Loans include the timing of when interest starts accruing, the eligibility for awarding based on financial need, and the maximum amount permitted.…
By Meredith Clement    |
At most, only 5.6% of the total amount of college savings could have an impact on financial aid eligibility.…
By Jonathan Hughes    |
Learn how financial aid can significantly lower a college's price tag.…
By Jonathan Hughes    |
Financial aid offers may include costs, grants and scholarships, work-study, college loans, private scholarships, and factors that determined your financial aid eligibility. …
By Julie Shields-Rutyna    |
Learn about the usefulness of the How to Pay for College: A Guide for High School Seniors & Families webinar and the different topics it covers. …
By Julie Shields-Rutyna    |
MEFA Pathway's Director explains how the College Cost Calculator works and how it helped her own family.…
By Jennifer Bento-Pinyoun    |
Learn if applying for financial aid will affect your admissions decision, if you should fill out the FAFSA if you don't think you'll get any aid, if you report Social Security benefits on the financial aid applications, and more. …
By Meredith Clement    |
Learn how to report scholarships to a college and how to fit scholarships into your financial aid. …
By Julie Shields-Rutyna    |
Questions include how does the process work with twins, how do you report disability income, how do I list more than 10 colleges, and can I report debt…
By Meredith Clement    |