The 2018-2019 FAFSA filing season is just around the corner; here are a few things to keep in mind.
Scholarships are important when it comes to paying for college.
Federal Work-Study is a program that allows you to work a campus-approved job to earn money that can be used towards day-to-day necessities or to go towards any balance that may be on your student account.
Do you need assistance with understanding your financial aid award letter? Have no fear, FCEA is here!
Do you know when to use ‘good’ and when to use ‘well’ correctly in a sentence or in formal writing? Check out the video below explaining this often confused grammar subject that gives writers special problems.
Test your knowledge to see if you are familiar with these common terms that will appear during the admissions process.
Want to know how to manage the college application process more efficiently? Check out the following tips to help you manage the process and keep your stress levels low.
During the application process to schools and scholarships, recommendation letters and personal statements may be two of the most important things to include.
Don’t Trust Atoms … They Make Up Everything!
Check out the video below to see exactly how small an atom really is. This awesome science video explains the wonders of this minuscule chemical element that makes up everything!
Preparing yourself for the college admissions process early will help minimize some of your stress.
Learn all about Pi and why it has its own day.
Learn how to conquer the SAT with this easy strategy. Check out this brief video on the process of elimination.
Applying to college early can be beneficial on many levels. Before you apply early, it is important to consider which early application program you wish to complete because each program has different stipulations.
Do you know the difference between a variable, an expression, and an equation? Check out this brief overview, in the video below, of these basic algebraic terms.
Deciding whether to attend a community college or four-year university can be a difficult decision. However, it’s important to note that both options provide the opportunity for you to further your education and increase your marketability for employment after you graduate.
The SAT is a standardized test taken in high school, by Juniors, that colleges use to judge your academic preparedness for college entry and rigor. Get your pencils and your brain ready! The SAT is around the corner.
Finding your best college fit can seem overwhelming initially, due to the many college options that are available. When you are searching for your best match, it is important to consider a college that you will be comfortable attending.
Attending college provides a huge opportunity for students to demonstrate their independence. During this time, students will learn valuable lessons about spending money and deciding whether to satisfy needs versus wants.
Applying to college is a highly competitive process. Therefore, it is important to set yourself apart from the millions of other students who will be applying to your dream school or scholarship.
Dual enrollment is a great head start for high school students pursuing a college degree.
Receiving financial aid assistance is a huge deal, but keeping it after you get it is just as important.
Forming an effective study group is a great strategy to enhance learning and increase academic success.
These are the 3 types of schools that should be on your college application list.
One of the most exciting aspects of starting college is selecting which courses to take.
Taking effective and quality notes from lectures and readings are an important skill to master.
Our friends at the United States Department of Education have developed a great online tool for researching colleges.
Tuition waivers are a type of financial aid assistance that can relieve either a small or significant portion of the total cost of tuition.
How well do you plan out your day? Are you in a constant cycle of procrastination and distractions? Managing your time is a balancing act.
Being a part of a learning community helps to keep the discussion going after class ends.
Scholarships are one of the best financial aid options available for students that are dedicated to furthering their education.
Math can be frightening. Often times one may wonder, “When am I ever going to use this in the real world?” However, math is everywhere, which is also kind of scary!
College tuition has continued to rise and since you’ll be the one paying for it, you should want to know why.
Are you studying or are you just staring blankly at notes? Studying is an art form. There is a correct way and there is an incorrect way to study.
Have you ever thought about the way you think? It may sound bizarre, but your habits of thinking affect your life.
Being able to write a great essay is very important. Having the ability to communicate through writing can play a strong role in your chances of getting into some colleges or universities.
Increase your word power. Learn and understand more words to help build your vocabulary and do better on the PSAT & SAT.
Setting goals provides an opportunity for you to organize your time wisely and focus on applying the action necessary to turn your dreams/desires into reality.
These prominent and successful celebrities were once in your shoes! They were involved in TRiO programs during their high school and/or college years.
Financial Aid Award Letters can sometimes be a little difficult to read. When looking at the award letter from your college be sure to check for things such as how much you still need (if any) after any scholarships, grants, and/or loans are applied.
There are so many different scholarship opportunities here that students can apply for. Check out this article for more information.
Scholarship scams can come in different forms. Find out how you can avoid such scams and protect your personal information.
Learning how to correctly manage your money and how to budget are two important things that everyone should learn about. It helps you to know exactly where your money goes while teaching you important lessons like how not to spend all of your money and saving money for a rainy day.
So let’s say that you’ve now graduated (Congratulations!), “What’s next?” you may ask. Depending on your situation, you may qualify for Loan Forgiveness.
Before you decide to accept any loans, there are a few things that you need to learn about first.
Many sources say that students should not borrow more than their first year’s salary…
According to studentaid.ed.gov, there are generally two types of loans: federal and private.
If needed, there are a few choices that you have when it comes to loans.
Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) is something you have to make if you are eligible for federal student aid and college financial aid.