Trying to figure out what college will cost can be very daunting. One must consider Tuition, Room and Board, Books and Supplies, Fees, and Other Personal Expenses. How much a family needs to contribute is an issue for all involved and will be a big determining factor when applying for financial aid. A basic formula for you to know when determining how much need based aid you can get is, COA-EFC=FN. This means Cost of Attendance - Expected Family Contribution = Financial Need.
When a student receives their financial aid package from an institution, they will be notified if they qualify for Federal Work Study as part of their financial aid award. The assignment of a particular job on campus is not automatic. The student must apply for available jobs through their campus when they get to school. Sometimes there are jobs available both on and off campus. If you do not qualify for Federal Work Study as part of your financial aid package, you may still
September can seem more like the start of a New Year then January . It is the last days of summer, and you can feel the autumn air coming on. It is the season for sunflowers and mums, football and soccer games. The kids are back to school and settling into a new routine. College kids are all moved into their dorms. Often more resolutions are made now as we try to get our schedules in order, get back to a new exercise routine, clean out the flower beds in the yard and fill out