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What Happens if I'm Denied for a Parent PLUS Loan?

If you apply for a Parent PLUS Loan and are denied, you may be wondering what your alternatives are for financing your c...

How Will Having an Open Line of Credit Affect my FAFSA?

If you have an open line of credit, perhaps based on the equity in your home, then you may be wondering how that affects...

My Parent Doesn’t File a Tax Return- How Do I Fill Out My FAFSA?

If your parent or parents are not required to file taxes, then you may be wondering how that affects your ability to app...

Does Paying Off Debt Lower your EFC on FAFSA?

While going through the FAFSAⓇ, you will notice that there is nowhere to include the value of your existing consumer deb...

How do I Apply for Federal Student Loans?

There are several different types of federal students loans and you may not be sure which loan program is right for you....

What is the Maximum Amount of Student Loans in a Lifetime?

There are two main types of student loans: federal student loans and private student loans.  While the eligibility requi...

Do You Have to Pay Back FAFSA?

When you make the choice to apply for financial aid, which can include federal loans, work-study opportunities, and gran...

How Long Does the FAFSA Take to Process?

How long your FAFSA takes to process will depend upon how it was submitted and the accuracy and clarity of the informati...

Does Financial Aid Cover Out-of-State Tuition?

Does financial aid cover out-of-state tuition? The short answer is yes. While getting help with your out-of-state tuitio...

What Happens After I Submit the FAFSA?

So you have finally hit the button signifying submission of the all-important Free Application for Federal Student Aid (...

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