Archive for the 'financial aid' Category

Strategies for College Financial Aid

Monday, February 28th, 2011

When someone is going to college, especially in this day and age, they often need some form of financial assistance.  Here are some of the strategies for college financial aid that you can use when you are looking for ways to pay for college for yourself or for your child. Grants – The first of [...]

Financial Aid Abuse

Monday, February 28th, 2011

When someone is going to college, usually they get some form of financial aid, but there are people who also do the wrong thing through financial aid abuse.  There are things that you can do do to stop financial aid abuse and here are some of the steps that you can take. The first thing [...]

Financial Aid for African American Nurse Students

Monday, February 28th, 2011

Here are four different types of financial aid for African American nurse students that they can apply for. NBNA The first kind of financial aid for African American nurse students is the NBNA. It was coordinated in 1971 below the leading of Dr. Lauranne Sams, and it’s something that represents150,000 African American nurses. It offers [...]

Single Dads Financial Aid

Monday, February 28th, 2011

When you think of single parents going to college, courageously trying to make a better life for their kids, it’s usually moms that come to mind. But the truth is, more and more fathers are the custodial parent to their kids, and more and more of them are going back to school to ensure a [...]

College Board Financial Aid

Monday, February 28th, 2011

College board is an organization that specializes in helping students achieve a college education.  They do this in several ways, including college board financial aid.  College board suggests seven steps to approaching financial aid, from planning to discerning your need to applying.  The seven steps are as follows: Find out what college will cost. The [...]

Boarding School Financial Aid

Monday, February 28th, 2011

Parents send their children to boarding school for many reasons.  In some cases it’s a family tradition, and sometimes it’s because the school in question has the best program for the student.  Boarding schools can be expensive, though, so there’s almost always boarding school financial aid available.  This is usually because boarding schools have large [...]

Best Financial Aid Colleges

Monday, February 28th, 2011

Most colleges and universities have the standard packages for financial aid, including government aid such as Pell grants and loans.  And students can always apply for or compete for scholarships.  But some schools are just thee best financial aid colleges than others in terms of overall financial aid packages, making it easier for students to [...]

Appeal for Reinstatement of Financial Aid

Monday, February 28th, 2011

There are many reasons a student might have their financial aid revoked.  They might have dropped below the number of hours required for full-time study, or they might have had a bad semester and dropped below the minimum required grade point average.  If your financial aid has been revoked, you might be able to appeal [...]

SMU Financial Aid for Hispanics

Saturday, February 26th, 2011

Southern Methodist University in Dallas was founded in 1911 by the Methodist Episcopal Church, South.  Since it’s in the heart of Texas, it pays special attention to the needs of the Hispanic community. SMU financial aid for Hispanics includes the usual sources available to all students, but it also includes scholarships and grants set aside [...]

College Financial Aid Scams

Saturday, February 26th, 2011

Hundreds of students, parents, and guardians fall victim to college financial aid scams every year.  Best government estimates suggest that more than $100 million is lost annually to scam operators posing as government agencies, education lenders, scholarships, and grant-giving foundations.  Though many of these scammers have official-sounding names, or work from legitimate-sounding websites, they are [...]