Changes to the FSA ID

A key component of the financial aid process, the FSA ID provides access to various Federal Student Aid websites, including, the main page for the Free Application for Federal… Read More Another way to earn scholarships

As college affordability remains a hot topic for parents, new avenues regularly surface to help families pay for college costs. Scholarship websites are always popular, and one option getting attention… Read More

These scholarships can help pay for grad school

Planning to attend graduate school this fall? You may need to borrow loans to pay for a portion of your costs, but try to limit your borrowing as much as… Read More

Scholarships for grades 9-12

There are plenty of college scholarships out there for high school seniors, but there are also several available to students of all high school grade levels.  And securing a few… Read More

What to do if you don’t receive work-study

Receiving those college financial aid award letters can be a nerve-wracking time. You might be accepted to some of your top choices schools, but you need to be able to… Read More

Do you need a non-filer statement for financial aid?

If you’re currently in the college financial aid process, you may be selected for Verification, a process that requires you to submit 2015 tax documentation (and potentially other paperwork) to… Read More

Could you win these college scholarships?

If you’re a current or incoming college student, you’re likely always searching for scholarships to help pay that college bill. We’ve pulled together some recent favorites below. Some scholarships focus… Read More

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U.Plan Savings Qualify for New Tax Deduction

Contact: Martha Savery, Director of Public Affairs 617.224.4813 BOSTON – Families saving for college in the U.Plan Prepaid College Tuition Program are now eligible to seek a new state…

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