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College Goal Sunday 2016: Get Help With the FAFSA

Would you like help paying for college? Who wouldn’t? Your attention might be focused on filing your income tax return, but if you or dependents will be going to college in August, you should file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid – the FAFSA – separate applications for each student, including yourself. Sunday, February […]

$1.1 Million Federal Grant Supports FRCC in Assisting At-Risk, First-Generation Students

A $1.1 million federal grant will assist Front Range Community College with providing essential services to a growing population in Colorado of at-risk first-generation students. The five-year TRIO grant from the U.S. Department of Education will be used at the Westminster Campus. TRIO programs are outreach and student services programs to identify and provide services […]

5 College Savings Strategies for Parents

If you are a parent, you have many priorities. Raising a happy, healthy child is top of mind of course, but another thought that has likely crossed your mind is how you will pay for your child’s college when the time comes. Now, if you’ve got a high school student and you haven’t saved much […]

Cheatsheet of Financial Aid Terms

FAFSA. NSLDS. EFC. SAP. With all these letters, you might feel the need to send out an S.O.S. for help! However, all these letters make up a part of the financial aid process and are important to know. But don’t send out your message of concern yet…the Financial Aid Office Staff is here to help! […]

Why File a FAFSA?

For the first time in 10 years, we won’t be filling out a FAFSA – that’s the Free Application for Federal Student Aid. Our children have graduated from college and are working at jobs they love. Thanks more to their efforts than ours, they graduated with much less student debt than the government’s College Scoreboard […]

How to Find Scholarships

So, you’d like to apply for scholarships, but the idea of getting started overwhelms you. What’s the best approach that will give you a better chance of actually receiving scholarship money? I recently talked with Kevin Ladd, vice president of Scholarships.com, a free college scholarship search and financial aid information resource. Kevin had several ideas […]

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