Financial Aid Useful Links

Financial Aid Useful Links FAFSA: Free Application for Federal Student Aid. Needs to be completed between January 1 and March 2 prior to your Freshman year in college and then …

Ways to Save Money in College

Ways to Save Money in College by: Eve-Marie Andrews.  Download a printable version here. MANAGING THE MONEY YOU HAVE Get free savings and checking account. Take maximum amount of free …

How Need Based Financial Aid Works

How Need Based Financial Aid Works Download a printable version of this here. What’s a FAFSA?  Free Application for Federal Student Aid – A universal measuring tool that the Federal …

Guide to Financial Aid Terms

FASTWEB’s Guide to Financial Aid Terms For a printable version of this information click here. A few weeks after submitting your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), you will …

The College Application Process

When to apply? Community College:Some applications available in the fall, others become available throughout the year CSU: October 1 – November 30 Initial filing period. Absolute deadline UC: November 1 …

Personal Essay Questions

Essay for College and Scholarship Applications (Personal Statement): How to begin? Answer these questions BRIEFLY (truly, take no more than 15-20 minutes) and get feedback from someone (your counselor or …

Writing the College Essay

Writing the College Essay What the essay is NOT… A list of classes and grades taken A list of extracurricular activities An opportunity to show off your vocabulary An essay …