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What Documents Do I Need to Apply for Financial Aid?

Deciding how to finance your education can be a daunting task. You’ve done the hard part - you’ve earned the grades, you...

How Would Having Another Child in College Impact Our Financial Aid?

If you will soon have more than one child attending college, or a child entering graduate school, then you may be wonder...

Do Colleges Take Into Account Medical Expenses in Financial Aid Calculations?

If health problems have caused you (or a dependent) to incur significant medical expenses, then you may be wondering how...

What are the Differences Between the FAFSA and the CSS Profile?

The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and College Scholarship Service (CSS) Profile are two extensive que...

How are Small Businesses Treated in Financial Aid Calculations?

As part of the application process, most students complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and the ...

Does a 401k Count in the CSS Profile?

Some colleges and universities require that you complete the CSS Profile on top of or instead of the FAFSAⓇ. Though much...

How Will Your Home Equity Affect Financial Aid?

Financial aid calculations are complex and factor income and assets differently and depend on the school. While most sch...

How do Noncustodial Parents Affect Financial Aid?

The financial aid process is tricky. Applications for aid become even more convoluted as family structures look less lik...

Are there College Tuition Loans for Parents with Bad Credit?

Have bad credit and want to help pay for college? See what’s available.  

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