Tag Archives: financial aid blogger

Budgeting

By: Brie Atwater Hey, Pointers! Fees and monthly costs can make for a stressful semester. Here are some helpful ways to alleviate that stress and make breaking into 2020 as sustainable for you as possible:  Budgeting is key! If you’re anything like me, having this word in your vocabulary can be a bit of a struggle. I have been lucky […]

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Scholarships

By: Brie Atwater Scholarships can often be a confusing subject. Where do I apply? What do I apply for? What do I qualify for? I am here to guide you through this scholarship application process so you can enjoy that big turkey dinner, stress-free, and with the settling thought that you did all you could […]

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FASFA Tips

By: Brie Atwater It’s time to go through something that can seem even scarier than navigating through a haunted house—FAFSA! The thought of filling it out may be daunting, but the financial aid you’ll receive throughout college is worth it. FAFSA becomes available Oct.1, the minute spooky season begins, but filling it out doesn’t have to be! The best part is that […]

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The Difference Between the Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships and the Student Financial Services Office

Let’s be honest, having such similar titles for these two offices can be confusing, especially on where to go for answers to certain questions. Due to the fact that I work in the Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships, I feel I have a fairly good idea on where to go. For other students, it could […]

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The Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships: A Student Employee’s Perspective

I think everyone struggles when asking important questions to authority figures. I especially felt that way when I would visit the Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships to talk about my financial aid offer. Now that I am currently employed in this office as a work-study student, I have a different view. Spring semester, I […]

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