What do I need to file the FAFSA?

If you’re preparing for college, you’ve probably heard the term “FAFSA” more than a few times now. So what is it, and why is it so important?  The FAFSA (a.k.a. The Free Application for Federal Student Aid) is the first step to applying for financial aid, including Federal Student Aid programs (such as Federal Pell […]

Financial Aid: A Beginner’s Guide

If you’re like me, then you probably get a bit overwhelmed when you hear the word “financial aid.” Between the FAFSA (what do those letters even stand for?), scholarships, and payment plans, it can all seem a bit tricky to figure out. Lucky for you, I’ve been through the process a few times now as […]

How to Fit in Grad School

If you’re looking to advance in your field, graduate school is the bridge between where you are now and your career goals. Advanced degrees grant students a deeper awareness of the ideas, technologies, and issues within their preferred field. However…they also require your finances and time, and some of us just can’t seem to get […]