Career Questions tagged Financial Aid

Does anyone know of some easy, but more obscure scholarships that I can apply for?

I am a college sophomore, not involved in greek life, and my parents are not employed by any major organizations. #college #scholarship #financial-aid...

#money

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Lisa Walton’s Avatar Jeff Adrian’s Avatar
Active Feb 07 at 05:09 PM

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Posted by Rebecca M.’s Avatar Rebecca M.
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Lisa Walton | Sales Engineer, industrial pumps Hi Rebecca - one of the frustrating parts of paying for ...

Tips for College?

I'm going to college in less than a year now, and I'm pretty nervous. What advice do you have for an incoming college freshman? #college #college-advice #college-admissions #help...

#financial-aid

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Anna Currin’s Avatar Jacob Schwarber’s Avatar Michael Adamski’s Avatar Hide Kato’s Avatar +2
Active Dec 21 '18 at 09:38 PM

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Posted by Kaesin O.’s Avatar Kaesin O.
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Anna Currin | Global Program Manager at Okta for Good Attending college is an extremely exciting time! College is one of ...

Tuition Cost

Should I limit my college choices based on tuition? #financial-aid #tuition #college...

#college-advice

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Roger Hancock’s Avatar Jacob Schwarber’s Avatar
Active Nov 21 '18 at 09:36 PM

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Posted by Kevon W.’s Avatar Kevon W.
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Roger Hancock | Corporate Volunteer Program Management I would not limit your college choices based on tuition costs. Depending ...

What happens to the money earned through FAFSA?

I have applied to FAFSA and I was wondering how do you get connected to the money? #scholarship #financial-aid...

#money

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Active Nov 05 '18 at 03:29 PM

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Posted by Danielle B.’s Avatar Danielle B.
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Theodore Kender | Sr. Technical Process/Quality Check out https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/types - money isn't "earned" through a FAFSA application, ...

How long are dorm accommodations guaranteed?

I was thinking of living on campus but I'm not sure if the expenses are much different from living on and off campus. #college #college-advice #college-bound #financial-aid...

#education

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Austin L.’s Avatar
Active Nov 06 '18 at 02:18 AM

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Posted by Joyce C.’s Avatar Joyce C.
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Austin L. | PwC Experienced Associate, Advisory Hi Joyce, Really great question. So every college is different and ...

When I apply to FAFSA, am I automatically considered for grants and loans?

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Active Nov 04 '18 at 02:39 AM

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Posted by Paige C.’s Avatar Paige C.
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lachee Payne | Academic Advisor Hi, when you fill out the FAFSA your information is sent ...

Applying for Scholarships

I am a 2018 high school graduate on a gap year. I am using my time away from school to apply for more aid and really getting to myself as well. As I try to find scholarships, I notice most are for those who are seniors in high school and graduating in 2019. I have gotten lucky with some,...

#gapyear #college #financial-aid #online #geneds #scholarship

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Active Nov 19 '18 at 03:22 AM

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Posted by Sophia A.’s Avatar Sophia A.
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Whitney Vincenti | Admissions Representative at South College Hi Sophia,I think it is a great decision for you to ...

How can I be eligible for a scholarship?

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Active Oct 29 '18 at 09:13 PM

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Posted by Tara W.’s Avatar Tara W.
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Lillian Wang, LMSW | Career Counselor in Higher Education Hi Tara,All scholarships have different eligibility requirements. Some are need-based while ...

How does this scholarship work

Will this be a random drawing or just a one person scholarship? #school #scholarship #financial-aid #college...

#money

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Active Oct 17 '18 at 01:51 AM

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Posted by Devin J.’s Avatar Devin J.
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Sheila Jordan, PMP | Senior Technical Project Manager at AT&T Hello Devin: A scholarship is an award of financial aid for ...

Do outside scholarships affect the FAFSA amount?

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Active Nov 14 '18 at 12:36 AM

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Posted by Polina K.’s Avatar Polina K.
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Lindsay Williambrown | Award-Winning Enterprise Transformation | Humane People Strategy | ... Hi Polina, yes they generally do. You can find out by ...

What do I need to do to lower by student debts?

I want to come out of college as close to debt free. I am going to an out of state university. #financial-aid #finance #student-loans...

#money

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Kim Igleheart’s Avatar Adam Govani’s Avatar
Active Dec 01 '18 at 03:09 AM

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Posted by Juliana Z.’s Avatar Juliana Z.
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Kim Igleheart | Employment Counselor | Open Records Specialist Wow. It sounds like you have your mind made up to ...

Funding Graduate School

Is there a financial aid database specifically for individuals attempting to go to graduate school? #graduate-school #financial-aid...

#scholarship

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Active Oct 17 '18 at 03:13 PM

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Posted by Sahonara G.’s Avatar Sahonara G.
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Alexandra Tapper | Undergraduate Research Assistant at University of Massachusetts Amherst Hi Sahonara!I am in a similar situation right now, as I ...

Does retaking the ACT/SAT really matter when applying for college?

If my scores were low, can I really make a difference in my score? enough that I can increase my chances of receiving scholarship and grant awards to help with the cost of college? #college #tuition #scholarship #grant #cost #accept #win #usa #graduate #financial-aid #college-admissions...

#college-advice

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Katie Troxler’s Avatar Roger Hancock’s Avatar
Active Oct 13 '18 at 12:59 AM

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Posted by Dennis M.’s Avatar Dennis M.
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Katie Troxler | Health Center Administrator Hi Dennis,Your ACT/SAT scores matter when applying for college, so you ...

How can I cope with not getting being able to afford your dream school?

I have unfortunately set my mind on one school. Although I am applying to multiple, I can only really see myself at this one school. The problem is if I don't get a chunk of financial aid, then it will be really hard for me to actually attend that institution. How can I cope so I won't be...

#college #scholarship #college-admissions #financial-aid #finance

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Roger Hancock’s Avatar Ken Simmons’s Avatar
Active Oct 15 '18 at 09:31 PM

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Posted by Julia E.’s Avatar Julia E.
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Roger Hancock | Corporate Volunteer Program Management Hi Julia:I had the same issue. I had my “dream school” ...
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Ken Simmons | Assist with Recognizing and Developing Potential The most important things to include are references to your chosen ...

How to find good scholarships?

Teachers are always giving me websites that give me a variety of scholarships but I don't qualify for. Is there specific scholarships that almost anyone can get(doesn't matter the value of the scholarship)? #scholarship #financial-aid...

#college

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Ken Simmons’s Avatar
Active Sep 22 '18 at 01:26 PM

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Posted by Esmeralda P.’s Avatar Esmeralda P.
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Ken Simmons | Assist with Recognizing and Developing Potential After you have read my answer to your other question and ...

I graduated this summer from high school but won't attend college until next fall. I took a break year to work on scholarships and save money. How do I find scholarships?

I live in Montana but plan on moving to Wyoming in January, but I'm going to college online at Liberty University which is in Virginia. #scholarship #college #money...

#financial-aid

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Active Sep 27 '18 at 03:49 PM

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Posted by Hannah W.’s Avatar Hannah W.
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Charles Emmons | Software Manager Hi Hannah,There are two prongs to getting scholarships or grants 1) ...

Has the Evaluating Factors of How Scholarships Are Given Changed Over the Years?

I heard that in the past, scholarships were more based on academics than on need and race/ethnicity, but now things have changed so that need and race/ethnicity are more weighted when choosing which candidate gets a scholarship--whether consciously or subconsciously. Is this true? This just...

#money #college #financial-aid #scholarship

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Scott Rompf’s Avatar
Active Sep 19 '18 at 02:49 PM

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Posted by Leighlyn H.’s Avatar Leighlyn H.
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Scott Rompf | Senior Technical Consulting Engineer at AT&T I do not know if general academic scholarships have a bias ...

How does a person pay taxs the proper way? And what tax form sould I apply for?

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Active Sep 18 '18 at 01:36 AM

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Posted by Gayla B.’s Avatar Gayla B.
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Nick Guglielmo | Helping Businesses Run Better Hi Gayla,If you are a student, you can file an 1040EZ ...

DACA students

Anyone known a place a DACA student can apply for a Scholarship? # #scholarship #college #college-admissions #college-advice...

#financial-aid

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Ken Simmons’s Avatar
Active Sep 02 '18 at 11:22 PM

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Posted by Ricardo V.’s Avatar Ricardo V.
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Ken Simmons | Assist with Recognizing and Developing Potential The starting point for locating scholarships, internships, coop programs, and other ...

How Can I Get Money To Pay For The Rest of My Schooling Without Getting A Loan?

I have been through many struggles throughout my life... One being someone had killed my father when I was 11 while he was working so that's the only money I have to pay for school. Unfortunately, I go to a very expensive private school and I only have enough for one more semester. I am in my...

#money #education #college #financial-aid #finance

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Ken Simmons’s Avatar
Active Sep 02 '18 at 11:43 PM

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Posted by Ashley B.’s Avatar Ashley B.
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Ken Simmons | Assist with Recognizing and Developing Potential The most important thing to do is to develop a career ...

Talk about when you did/did not recieve a scholarship?

As a college freshman, I have been applying for scholarships online in hopes that it will help reduce the amount that my parent and I have to cover, but I am honestly not sure how effective applying is. Applying to scholarships is easy, but what about winning them? Everyone always says to apply...

#scholarships #college #help #financial-aid

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Ken Simmons’s Avatar
Active Sep 03 '18 at 05:13 AM

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Posted by Armando H.’s Avatar Armando H.
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Ken Simmons | Assist with Recognizing and Developing Potential The most important thing to do when you are considering college ...

Is there financial aid for everyone?

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Katie Manderson’s Avatar Roger Hancock’s Avatar Veronica Allgaier’s Avatar
Active Sep 10 '18 at 06:15 PM

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Posted by Taylor H.’s Avatar Taylor H.
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Katie Manderson | Ombudsman/Mediator/Facilitator/EEO/Employee Relations No and this is why a lot of folks are in ...

How Does Finanical Aid Help Benefit Students In College Struggling To Pay Debt?

Such As: Tutitions, Medicaid, Insurance and Future #help #financial-aid...

#money

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Lisa Walton’s Avatar
Active Nov 27 '18 at 04:02 PM

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Posted by Diamond M.’s Avatar Diamond M.
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Lisa Walton | Sales Engineer, industrial pumps Hi Diamond. Financial aid is based on you and your parents' ...

Is transferring schools to save money recommended?

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Bryon Sims’s Avatar
Active Nov 27 '18 at 07:39 PM

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Posted by Peyton G.’s Avatar Peyton G.
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Bryon Sims | Team Manager at DIRECTV Starting your education in a lower priced school such as a ...

How to lower tuition?

I would like to learn about ways to lower tuition cost such as reliable scholarship websites. #scholarships #finance #financial-aid...

#scholarship

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Taj Jones’s Avatar
Active Aug 26 '18 at 11:07 PM

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Posted by Brianna J.’s Avatar Brianna J.
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Taj Jones | Director of Financial Aid Hi Brianna, Check out these free websites to get started: Scholarships.com, ...

How do you pay for college through loans and how do your parents help?

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Taj Jones’s Avatar
Active Aug 26 '18 at 11:35 PM

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Posted by Madison K.’s Avatar Madison K.
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Taj Jones | Director of Financial Aid Hi Madison,Excellent question!There are two traditional college loan routes for students ...
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Taj Jones | Director of Financial Aid Great question, Paulina.This depends. Typically, students need to be at least ...

Will having my own student income negatively influence my eligibility of financial aid?

Recently, I've been researching the costs of attendance at various colleges and universities, mainly private institutions. Through my research, I've discovered that even though the sticker price is quite high, these universities provide their students with hefty amounts of financial aid and...

#job-search #financial-services #financial-aid #student

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Active Feb 01 at 06:37 PM

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Posted by Mariya T.’s Avatar Mariya T.
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Sharyn Madison | Program Manager To some degree yes, but I would not let it keep ...

How can I pay tution witout federal aid

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Taj Jones’s Avatar
Active Aug 27 '18 at 10:28 PM

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Posted by Alexander B.’s Avatar Alexander B.
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Taj Jones | Director of Financial Aid Hi Alexander,There are several ways to pay without federal aid:1) Private ...

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