August 28, 2011

How do I Fill the Gap between what College Costs and the Financial Aid Awarded?

Posted in Graduate Students, Grants, Parent PLUS Loans, Private Loans, Saving for College, Scholarships, Stafford Loans, Student Loan News, The Financial Aid Process tagged , , , , , , , at 12:48 PM by plusloans


Struggling with finding the last dollar to pay that college tuition bill???  Here is a good overview of the challenges and some options to manage them…

It is no secret that college is expensive and tuition costs are continuing to rise. We put together the infographic below to examine the costs associated with a college education, including the hidden costs you may not be factoring in like health fees, gas money, entertainment and all the Red Bull you’ll consume during finals. The graphic also outlines how funding occurs and how students can fill the gaps left in paying for college. Feel free to share with your fellow students, friends and family!

Link: http://www.privatestudentloans.com/fill-the-gap/

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April 16, 2009

About to attend a public school in Georgia? Your tuition is going up

Posted in Saving for College, The Financial Aid Process tagged , , , at 10:19 AM by Joe From Boston


Remember back in 2006 when Georgia decided to freeze tuition at your freshman-year price for all 4 years?  Well, if you’re about to enter school, that’s no longer the case!

According to the Atlanta-Journal Constitution, the Board of Regents voted unanimously this past Tuesday to discontinue the policy.

The good news is, if you enrolled under the policy, it will continue for you, but will not apply to new students.