Tag Archives: Financial Aid

An Overview of Your Financial Aid Offer

Congratulations, Pointers! Your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) was successfully processed, and you most likely received your financial aid offer via letter and email.  However, it’s covered with more numbers and unfamiliar terms than the last exam you forgot to study for. Don’t worry! The Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships is here to […]

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Why You Should Take Summer Classes

Hey, current and future Pointers! I hope you’re having a great vacation so far! Today, I wanted to talk to you about why you should take summer classes. This summer will be my first-time taking summer courses, so I am excited to tell you about the benefits that come with summer classes.   It allows […]

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April is Financial Literacy Month

Happy Financial Literacy Month! Throughout the month of April, UW-Stevens Point’s Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships will be hosting events and covering topics regarding financial literacy. Part of becoming financially literate, as a college student, includes the ability to use knowledge and skills to make good decisions related to budgeting, borrowing and repayment strategies. […]

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Getting Ready to Graduate-Tips to Budget like a Pro and Tackle Student Loans

By: David Specht-Boardman, class of ‘14 Graduation. It’s a big step. You begin the next exciting phase of your journey and take everything Point prepared you for and start your career. Graduation also means figuring out how to pay back your student loans and becoming financially independent. Here’s some tips to budget like a pro […]

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Tips on Saving for Spring Break

Hello, Pointers! With spring break is just around the corner, I’ve put together some tips and tricks that will help you plan for a week-long getaway. Who knew saving for a trip to a warm vacation spot could be so easy? Read below to find out how you can plan and budget!   1. Save […]

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