Financial Aid Links Article Type: Tasty Bits
Preparing for College
You're a newlywed couple. Everything is bright and new and happy and surrounded by kittens and butterflies and unicorns. Now, how much is it gonna cost for those 2.5 kids who aren't even a twinkle in your eye yet to go to college? Because the time to start saving was yesterday.
An Internet version of the Sorting Hat.
Want to know how much aid you might expect to receive from your dream college? Click click clickety-click.
How much aid can you expect to receive from the federal government? If you're white and middle-class, the answer is zero! Nah, we're just kidding. Kind of.
Finding Scholarships and Grants
The mother of all scholarship search engines.
Can you quilt? This website will let you know if there's a scholarship for that.
Aw, you're an idealist. That's so cute.
No Social Security number? No problem.
Oh, hey, we're on here, too.
Applying For Aid
Gates open every year on January 1st. Be there, or be square.
Some schools will make you fill out this FAFSA Part Deux. There is a fee. We're sorry.
Government Financial Aid Programs 101.
Finding Student Loans
For those in the market for a loan from a private lender.
How much can you save by paying off your loan early? Probably not as much as you think, but it never hurts to look.
Wrestling with student debt? Hack your way out of it.
Other Ways to Eliminate College Costs
Sounds straightforward, right? Just remember, though, you are dealing with the IRS.
Academic Reciprocation Agreements
If you work, you get rewarded.
The government explains how not to go broke while you're in school. That's rich, coming from the guys who can't figure out how to extend the debt ceiling.
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