Without financial aid, countless students would be unable to afford college. From scholarships to grants to student loans and more, get all of the financial aid money that you are entitled to by following our financial aid timeline and making sure that you submit your FAFSA and other applications as early as possible.
This chart shows where the 2020 presidential candidates stand on the issues of student loans and college affordability.
When it comes to paying for college, grants are free money. Here, we outline the difference between federal and state grants, review deadlines, and offer application tips to help you get as many grants as possible.
Federal and private student loans can both help you pay for college, but there are important differences between them. Here are 11 of the most important.
Having trouble understanding the different types of student loans available to help you pay for college? Here, we discuss the main types of federal and private loans, including the ones that you should avoid.
Looking to save money on your college textbooks? These states exempt college textbooks from state sales tax, helping students save big bucks over the years.
Price of college supplies got you down? Students in some states can save big bucks by buying textbooks and supplies on your state’s tax-free days each year.
Want to know what states have free college plans? Here’s a complete list, along with eligibility requirements and potential drawbacks for each program.