Financial Aid

When in debt …

You'd be surprised at all the money out there for the taking. And we're here to help you find it. From FAFSA to COA to CSS, we'll decipher all the letters and show you how you can make the most out of financial aid opporunities.

Should college students have credit cards?

Remember the days when students could get a free piece of pizza for simply filling out a credit card offer? Thankfully, those days are gone. Unfortunately, college students are still being approved for credit cards, with some students carrying as many as four different cards while in school. Although most students have been warned about taking on too much student loan debt, it seems many have turned a blind-eye to the serious consequences of maxing out credit cards.

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5 creative ways to pay your college tuition

Most students expect to pay their college tuition and fees through a combination of federal aid, institutional grants, and private scholarships. Even with these resources, many students will find themselves scrambling to figure out how to pay the remaining balance on their college bill. For those who don't have any rich relatives, but still want to follow their college dreams, these creative ways to pay for college may provide some inspiration.

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Can average students win scholarships?
How many times have you heard someone say that all you have to do is get good grades and you’ll have access to so much scholarship money that you won't know what to do with it? We know it may seem lik… Read More »
Unigo Scholarship Alert: May
With May just around the corner, a case of summeritis may be hitting hard for some students. While your thoughts may be drifting off to spending lazy days undisturbed by classwork, don’t miss out on t… Read More »
Need cash? Try crowdfunding!
Have you spent countless hours searching and applying for scholarships, but you just can't seem to win any of them? Are your parents unable to help you out financially? Does the thought of taking out … Read More »