Turn to State Higher Education Offices for Scholarship Help

Turn to State Higher Education Offices for Scholarship Help

As you look for scholarships, financial aid and the perfect college fit, there are a lot of familiar resources. These include scholarship search engines, the federal student aid database and high school and college websites. But one useful source that …

Negotiating College Financial Aid Takes Perseverance

College expenses are staggering and going up. Financial aid in the form of scholarships, which are usually merit based, and grants, which are usually needs based, are free money for college that, unlike loans, don’t have to be paid back. The application

Debit card dings draw complaints at LCC

Driven by student displeasure about high and unusual fees they are being charged, Lane Community College may drop or change its contract with Higher One, the company the college has paid for five years to disburse grants, scholarships and loans to st…

Tuesday, June 28

TUESDAY, JUNE 28 COLLEGE FINANCIAL AID 101: Learn the basics of obtaining financial aid for your college education, including the FAFSA application, loans and scholarships. Registration required. 1 p.m. Free. Project for Pride in Living, 1925 Chicago A…

Start planning for college financial aid in high school

Every year, the price of college tuition increases and the cost of getting higher education becomes even more expensive. Many have found themselves unprepared to pay the heft price tag that comes with going to college. Sadly, there are also many that forgo getting a college education altogether because they do not have the monetary [...]

College is expensive, but so is ignorance

Stepping into college is one of the most expensive endeavors that one can have in their lifetime, but the importance of a college education makes it all worthwhile. That’s why it is important to have that college education no matter what the cost maybe, besides there are many ways to finance yourself through college with [...]