Home How to Pay for College

How to Pay for College

Get information and tips to help you pay for college.

The highly publicized “debt forgiveness” gifted to 400 Morehouse College graduates by Texas billionaire, Robert Smith, was real cause for celebration. Smith, during his commencement address at Morehouse, announced his plans to pay off the student loans...
There are four (4) types of financial aid available – grants, loans, scholarships and work-study.  These funds are available through the federal government, state, colleges and private organizations. Students can begin applying for financial...
You were accepted into your dream school but you did not receive the big award you had been hoping for. Now what? Well, do not despair. If your circumstances have changed since you filled out the FAFSA...
A s you develop a plan for college, it is important to remember that billions of dollars in “free money” is available in the form of grants and scholarships. These funds are awarded based on financial need or merit. Grants...
The new $2.2 trillion CARES Act recently signed into law, includes provisions for student loan forbearance. This is good news for students and parents who were struggling to figure out how to make payments amid mass layoffs...
Don't let the thought of completing the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) overwhelm you. Here are a few free resources to help you if you get stumped. 1. Live FAFSA...
Dallas County Community College District Foundation, along with some key university and non-profit partners, launched one of the best scholarship initiatives in 2017 to ensure students can overcome the financial barrier to college. The Dallas County Promise provides scholarships to...
Most students will need some type of financial aid to afford college. Yet each year, millions of students fail to complete the FAFSA and apply for financial aid for which they qualify. Financial aid can come in...
One of the best scholarship programs available through a Texas university is the Eugene McDermott Scholars program. The program started in 2000 to honor the co-founder of Texas Instruments. The Eugene McDermott Scholarship is a full-ride scholarship to attend...
Some colleges claim to meet 100% of a student's demonstrated financial need, but what exactly does that mean? In simple terms, "demonstrated financial need" is the difference between the Cost of Attendance (COA) and...

Recent Posts

Associate Degree jobs

7 High-Paying Associate Degree Jobs

Think all of the high-paying jobs are reserved for those with a Bachelor's degree and higher? Well, think again. You might be...