Our Top 20 Blog Posts of 2022

These blog posts contain guidance on financial aid, scholarships, admissions, and a few other college-related topics.
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You've probably already seen some Best of 2022 lists in the past few weeks, and people write them for a reason. We all want to know what others have been experiencing, what we might have missed, and what we need to catch up on as we begin the new year.

In that light, we compiled a list of our 20 most popular blogs posts of 2022, those that received the most views from our readers, with our top post garnering over 12,000 views. You'll find below guidance and information on financial aid, scholarships, admissions, and a few other college-related topics. Click on each title to view its contents. And remember you can always find our most recent posts at and if you're interested in content on a particular topic, you can search by category. In addition to the themes mentioned above, we provide content on college savings, repayment, MEFA Pathway, planning for college, and Attainable.

Without further delay, here are the 20 posts that interested our readers the most within the past year:

  1. Here's How Colleges Calculate Your EFC
  2. Questions Parents Asked About the CSS ProfileTM
  3. What is the Effect of Retirement Savings on Financial Aid?
  4. Are You Asking These FAFSA Questions?
  5. When Life Situations Change, How Do You Complete the FAFSA®?
  6. Scholarships for Elementary & Middle School Students
  7. Will This Scholarship Affect My Financial Aid?
  8. Why You Might Be Interested in JROTC Even If You Don't Want to Join the Military
  9. What You Need to Know About Applying to Community College
  10. Do You Need a Non-Filer Statement for Financial Aid?
  11. Completing the CSS ProfileTM? Check Out These FAQs
  12. Applying for Financial Aid with International Parents
  13. What is a College Applicant Portal?
  14. Understanding the Different Types of College Applications
  15. Are You Required to Use IDOC for Financial Aid?
  16. What to Know about the John & Abigail Adams Scholarship
  17. Scholarships with June Deadlines
  18. Scholarships with December Deadlines
  19. The Reason Not to Double Deposit
  20. What to Do If You Don't Receive Work-Study

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