How to Pay for College

Get information and tips to help you pay for college.

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...
As college costs continue to rise, many families worry they might not be able to afford college. They are plagued with many questions: Will my child receive enough financial aid? Will I have to take out loans?...
Looking for options to keep you from amassing massive student debt? Then you may want to consider starting out at a two-year college then transferring to a four-year college. Of course, if you plan to pursue a...
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...
If you are in high school, you are probably already thinking about college. And, if you are thinking about college, you should familiarize yourself with the Net Price Calculator to get an estimate of how much financial...
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...
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...
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...
To access financial aid, students must start by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). This form allows you to apply for federal, state and institutional financial aid available. The financial aid could 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...

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