Don’t Believe the FAFSA Lies
Sep23

Don’t Believe the FAFSA Lies

Many are misinformed when it comes to the FAFSA. They believe that they make too much money to qualify for any kind of financial aid—and they decide not to file. That is the worst mistake you can make.

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Scholarship Mom Tip:  Keep Applying All Through College
Sep22

Scholarship Mom Tip: Keep Applying All Through College

Searching and applying for college scholarships absolutely should not stop once a student is admitted into and starts attending college. There are scholarship opportunities galore for current college students.

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Q & A with Paying for College Expert Sallie Mae
Sep22

Q & A with Paying for College Expert Sallie Mae

Sallie Mae brought their expertise on the FAFSA and paying for college to CampusChat, Wednesday, September 21, 2016. Read the Q&A for expert FAFSA tips.

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Choosing a College for All the Wrong Reasons
Sep16

Choosing a College for All the Wrong Reasons

by Suzanne Shafer, Parent Editor Since choosing a college is an important decision, you want to be sure that you and your teen use the right criteria. When you put all your time, effort and hard earned money into sending your teen off to college, you want to be reasonably sure it’s the right college for them. Choosing a college for all the wrong reasons Here are some commonly used criteria for choosing a college. As you can see, using...

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College Scholarship Essays Should Actually Be ‘Clickbait’
Sep15

College Scholarship Essays Should Actually Be ‘Clickbait’

by Monica Matthews, Scholarship Editor Do you ever scan a headline and there is just something about it that makes you want to read the article it represents? Newspaper reporters are savvy at creating titles for their articles that entice readers to want to know more and compel them to pick up and read or click into online. It may be a certain word or mysterious phrase that catches the reader’s eye, but whatever it is, if the article...

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An Open Letter to High School Parents
Sep09

An Open Letter to High School Parents

You are entering uncharted waters and for some, the final months and days of high school. From someone who survived those years, I want to share some parenting insight to help you along your college journey.

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