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What to Do if Your Financial Aid Package Falls Short

What to Do if Your Financial Aid Package Falls Short

One of the most exciting parts of the college admissions process is getting accepted, but if you discover that your financial aid…

Your Guide to Grant Aid

Your Guide to Grant Aid

Between applying for scholarships and seeking other financial aid, you're sure to encounter plenty of offers during your college …

Considering Cost During the College Search

Considering Cost During the College Search

It's no secret that college is expensive — sometimes really expensive. In fact, college debt has been the top concern among respo…

3 Ways to Save Money on College

3 Ways to Save Money on College

One of the main concerns expressed by parents and students alike in our annual College Hopes & Worries survey is the ability to p…

The Truth About 3 Financial Aid Misconceptions

The Truth About 3 Financial Aid Misconceptions

The college application process is complicated enough already, so don't throw in any extra misconceptions. This is especially tru…

How Hard Is It to Withdraw from an ED Commitment for Financial Reasons?

How Hard Is It to Withdraw from an ED Commitment for Financial Reasons?

I applied Early Decision (ED) to Johns Hopkins and my twin sister applied ED to Duke. Our parents are getting nervous as the noti…

3 Scams to Watch for As You Navigate the Financial Aid Process

3 Scams to Watch for As You Navigate the Financial Aid Process

As most students and their families are aware, the college admissions process can be long and intimidating. And adding to the str…

7 Common FAFSA Mistakes to Avoid

7 Common FAFSA Mistakes to Avoid

The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) opened on Oct. 1, and families are often eager to complete it quickly. But a…

10 FAFSA Tips for This Fall's Financial Aid Applicants

10 FAFSA Tips for This Fall's Financial Aid Applicants

Whether you're familiar with the free application for federal student aid (FAFSA) or you plan to complete it for the first time t…

Webinar Recap: How COVID-19 is Affecting Financial Aid

Webinar Recap: How COVID-19 is Affecting Financial Aid

Many families are facing new financial challenges in light of the coronavirus emergency, and College Confidential has fielded doz…

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