Financial Aid

09
Dec
How to Write a Financial Aid Appeal Letter

If you've been denied financial aid—or offered far less than you think you're eligible for—you can submit a financial aid appeal letter to have your eligibility reconsidered. Here's how.

Posted in: Financial Aid, Learn More, Student Loans,
23
Aug
Do Hospitals Help Pay for Nursing School?

Some hospitals have programs that will help you pay for nursing school. There are also other options, such as federal aid and the Nurse Corps program, that you may want to consider as well.

Posted in: Financial Aid,
30
Jul
States That Provide Students With the Most Need-Based Scholarships & Grants

Which states provide students with the most need-based scholarships and grants? Through the use of licensed financial aid data, LendEDU compiled these rankings.

Posted in: Financial Aid, Reports,
25
Jul
How to Pay for Medical School

Med school is expensive. You have options to pay for school including grants and scholarships as well as student loans. Exhaust free funding sources first, then max out your federal loans before borrowing from private lenders.

Posted in: Financial Aid, Private Student Loans, Student Loans,
29
May
Completing the FAFSA When You Have Divorced Parents

If your parents are divorced, you may have difficulty filling out the FAFSA. It's important to take the time to talk to both parents to figure out how to answer some of the questions the form asks.

Posted in: Financial Aid, Student Loans,
29
May
Can You Complete the FAFSA Without a Driver’s License?

While having a driver’s license will make filing the FAFSA easier, other forms of identification are acceptable. If you don’t have a license, a state-issued ID, which is easy to obtain, will work.

Posted in: FAFSA (3), Financial Aid,
29
May
Where Does Financial Aid Come From?

Financial aid doesn’t just appear out of thin air. The federal government and other organizations create regulations and budgets that allow them to dole it out through appropriate channels. There are a wide variety of programs at the federal, state, and private levels to help students pay for their higher education. Financial aid mainly includes […]

Posted in: Financial Aid,
29
May
How Being an Emancipated Minor Affects Financial Aid

Filling out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, or FAFSA, can be confusing, especially when it comes to questions about whether you’re a dependent or independent student. If you’re under the age of 24, the federal government assumes you’re a dependent student for the purposes of financial aid—and you can’t simply choose to file as […]

Posted in: FAFSA, Financial Aid,
29
May
How to Pay for College Without Parents’ Help

If your parents will not or cannot help you pay for college, you still have options to cover the costs. First, fill out the FAFSA. Next, look for scholarships, places to work while in school, and private student loans.

Posted in: Financial Aid, Learn More,
29
May
How Long Does the FAFSA Take to Complete & Process?

The FAFSA takes around 1 hour to complete if you do it online or 3 hours if you do it by paper. It takes around 3 to 5 days to receive the results if you include an email or 7 to 10 days if you only included a physical address.

Posted in: FAFSA (2), Financial Aid,