Meredith Galante

Meredith Galante

Meredith Galante is a freelance writer based in New York City. She has been published in USA Today, amNewYork, Newsday, and more. She helped cover Newark Public Schools after Mark Zukerberg donated $100 million to the school system. Meredith also previously worked as the Organizing Director at Families For Excellent Schools, an education policy group to help expand access to great schools. She has a BA in Magazine Journalism and Political Science from Syracuse University.

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What's the difference between subsidized and unsubsidized Federal loans?

For most Americans headed to college, taking out a loan to pay for college is a necessity. But once you get into the wee...

How to Decide How Much Money to Borrow In Student Loans

You’ve experienced the joy of deciding which college you’ll be attending in the Fall, and now it’s time to determine how...

How are assets treated on the FAFSA?

When you’re filling out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), you may think that you and your family’s i...

What Jobs Are Available During College?

As a student, you may be responsible for all or the majority of the cost of attending college, or maybe you just need so...

What are Income Sharing Agreements and Are They Right for Me?

Heading into your college career the thought of thousands of dollars of student loan debt can be a burdensome feeling.

How Can I Apply to College for Free?

If you’re a student getting ready to apply for college, you might experience some shock when it comes time to pay for th...

How Much Should I Budget for College Application Fees?

If your child is about to be college age, it’s likely you’ve been thinking about how to pay and budget for college.

How Can I Pay for College with Bad Credit?

If you are a parent of a soon-to-be college aged student, and you have bad credit, you might be worried that it will aff...

Do I Have to Wait Until Our Tax Return is Out to File FAFSA?

You may already know that the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, also known as the FAFSA, can be key to helping y...

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