How Rare Are Full Ride Scholarships?

Posted by: on August 12th, 2011

The fantasy of many high school students, and their parents, is that the looming college years will be financed by a “full ride” scholarship. A “full ride” scholarship is one where ALL expenses relating to attending a college are paid for. This includes book, tuition, room and board, and in some cases, even a bit […]

Student Loans - Is College A Good Investment?

Posted by: on August 4th, 2011

Student Loans – Is College A Good Investment?

Is attending college an advisable investment? Is the training which our students are experiencing from our universities and colleges well worth all of the time, dollars and work that are required? Decades ago, a college education was pretty affordable and it was just about an automatic solution to the middle-class. But now all of that […]

Student Loans- The Good and The Not So Good

Posted by: on August 2nd, 2011

Student Loans- The Good and The Not So Good

Students preparing to go to college this fall may be preoccupied with selecting a computer or looking for sheets for a dormitory bed. Oftentimes less attention enters into choosing scholar student loans. The choice gets put aside or made in a moment because tuition is owed, financial products have perplexing names and the financing office […]

Scholarships-Corporate and Private

Posted by: on July 29th, 2011

Scholarships-Corporate and Private

Most prospective students are aware of the scholarships made available by the federal government and the institution of higher learning they hope to attend and spend much time filling out various required forms in applying for aid. But fewer are immediately aware of the large numbers of scholarships that are available both from companies and […]

Federal Grants - FSEOG

Posted by: on July 28th, 2011

Federal Grants – FSEOG

The FSEO Grant Plan offers need-based funds to low-income undergrad students to enhance usage of college education. College students can obtain these awards at any one of approximately 4,000 participating postsecondary institutions. Institutional financial aid staff at participating institutions possesses considerable freedom in deciding how much FSEOG funds to provide individuals who are signed up […]

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