Student Lending Legislation Changes… and Why You Should Care

Tyler Disburg Credit Union Student ChoiceWritten by: Tyler Disburg of Student Choice

Public policy affects an increasingly large portion of our lives, and yet by and large Americans remain on the sidelines of the political process. Why?

“It’s messy.”

“My voice doesn’t count.”

“One person can’t really effect change.”

 

 

 

We’ve heard them all before. You may have even said something similar to friends and family.

Strikingly, our younger generations tend to have…

Cost of Attendance: How Much Does College Really Cost?

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Written by: Tracie McGetrick of Student Choice

What does it really cost to go to college these days?

That’s a fair questions and believe me, I receive it a fair amount from students and parents across the country.

First things first, let’s define cost of attendance­, which you may see abbreviated as “COA” on your award letters or cost estimates from colleges. Cost of attendance is the sum…

Guide to Financial Aid – What is the College Financial Aid Process?

College Financial Aid GuideWhat is the College Financial Aid Process?

Written by: Steve Wynne of Credit Union Student Choice

When it comes to college, and especially paying for college, it can be hard to know where to start. There are so many different programs and different titles floating around, it can make anyone’s head spin. I can’t tell you how many times someone has asked me to…