The Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is the basis on which colleges decide financial aid, so it is important students and parents fill them out.
The CSS/Profile, like the Free Application for Financial Student Aid (FAFSA), it is used to determine how much money a college will offer you.
Student loan debt in the U.S. now exceeds $1.5 trillion dollars. Parents and students need to know how college financial aid works.
For students applying to college using the CommonApp, there are several different places where students and counselors can address the pandemic’s impact, and those different sections have differing goals.
This time of year, many students are working on college admission essays. A great essay can help you be selected over others with similar scores and grades.
Many families don't think early enough about how to pay for college. But with a little planning, the challenge of paying for college is manageable.
Building a college list is one of the most critical parts of the college application process, ensuring that college doesn't turn into a $200,000 mistake.
A good letter of recommendation, especially in the shadow of COVID-19. can be a real difference-maker in college applications. Here's what you need to know about asking for a letter of recommendation.
As the number of colleges students apply to continues to grow, the number of college admissions essays students have to write goes up as well. If you're a sophomore or junior (or the parent of one) starting to think about college applications, you might be wondering: "How many college admissions essays will I have to write?"
A great admissions essay can help you stand out. This webinar by LifeLaunchr coach Jane Hirschhorn tells you how to write a great college essay.