Category Archives: Applying

Applying for Financial Aid

How to Take Advantage of Counselors to Fill Your College Applications

We all know how it feels when that time of year comes around, the time to start filling out you college applications. For many this tends to be a lengthy and stressful process, especially when you are completely unsure of what to do. But don’t worry, you have people to help you out as long […]

Applying for Financial Aid With Efficiency

Looking for financial aid to go back to school is time consuming, but is well worth the effort for the single mom. Student loan debt is a difficult burden to carry, and sometimes makes the possibility of going back to school seem out of reach. Take advantage of every financial aid package that is available […]

Financial Aid: Are You Dependent or Independent?

So you are going to college, but you need financial aid. You may be an adult, over 18 and a parent yourself. Surely this means you are independent, free of your own parents? Not necessarily, at least not in terms of financial aid and FAFSA, the Free Application for Federal Student Aid. So what determines […]

What You Will Need to Apply for Financial Aid

Applying for financial aid is a complicated process closely related to doing your own long-form income tax in complexity. There are many steps along the way and many pieces of information you will need to provide before an evaluation of your application is completed. Since receiving financial aid may mean the difference between whether you […]

Financial Help For College

Skyrocketing tuition prices make paying for college difficult for all parents, but especially for single mothers. But just because you can’t afford to pay every cent of your child’s tuition up front, doesn’t mean that they shouldn’t go. There are many ways to get financial help for college so that your son or daughter can […]