Paying for college

Information & resources for financial aid, scholarships, and other ways to pay for college:

Benefits of Working on Campus star
Having a part-time job on campus can be very beneficial for you while you are attending college. You may discover that in addition to having extra money to spend, you are even happier with your college experience and are more prepared for the future.

FAFSA Frequently Asked Questions star
The FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) is the application students must complete to apply for any federal financial aid. This aid includes federal grants, work-study funds and student loans. While the FAFSA was created to determine students’ eligibility for federal financial aid.

Fastweb Scholarship Search star[offsite link]
Find scholarships by creating a free account at this Web site.

Financial Aid star
It is important to have an understanding of the most common forms of financial aid for college education to help you make wise choices regarding applying for aid and college selection.

Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) star[offsite link]
Visit this link for the Free application for federal student aid (FAFSA). This is the Web site you will visit to apply for all federal aid. Completing this application is the first step in applying for aid.

Grocery Shopping on a Student Budget star
As a student, you probably don't have a lot of extra money. Buying groceries can put a strain on your already tight budget. However, there are strategies you can take to help you keep your costs down and make the most of your money when you are grocery shopping.

Student Aid on the Web star[offsite link]
Information from the US Dept. of Education about financial aid college students.

Student Loans star
Student loans that are used to finance students' college education typically fall into two different categories: federal student loans and private student loans.

Textbooks on a Student Budget star
Paying for books each academic term can put a major strain on your budget. Here are ways to access the textbooks you need while working within your budget.

Upromise - Earn Money for your Child´s Education star
Information from BellaOnline´s Freebies Site for parents who want to start saving for their children´s education.

Work Study star
Work-study programs offer students money for college and an opportunity to gain valuable work experience.

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