Completing Your FAFSA – Step by Step

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Written by: Sarah Miller for Student Choice

Do you have a “Getting Ready for College” checklist?

Which items do you have left to cross off? Filling out your FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) should be at the top of that list! No one likes filling out forms and applications, but everyone likes FREE MONEY and that’s what the FAFSA can get you. Completing…

When to Complete the College FAFSA Form – Tips and Advice

fafsaWritten by: Tracie McGetrick of Student Choice

So you’re asking yourself – Should I be completing the FAFSA?

Yes!  No matter what you have heard about what you will get, or not get in financial aid everyone should fill out the FAFSA.  There is simply no GOOD reason not to.

The FAFSA is Free

Completing the FAFSA is the first step in the…

Parent PLUS Loans Versus Private Student Loans – Comparison

Private Student Loans Versus Plus LoansWritten by: Jim Holt and Steve Wynne of Student Choice

How do I know if I should select a PLUS loan or a private student loan?

That is a great question and one that we hear a lot from folks trying to figure out the best way to pay for college. Let’s take a deeper look at both kinds of loans…

Guide to College Financial Aid – What to Know Before Applying for Student Loans

What do I need to know before applying for student loans?

Written by Dustin Limburg of Student Choice

Before you apply for student loans As someone who works with colleges, students and financial aid, I get asked that question a lot. In fact, it’s probably one of the most important, but least understood aspects of going to college. So today, I want to take…

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…