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Ask the Experts – How Do I Appeal My Financial Aid Package?

April 24, 2012 | posted by College Money Insider.

The following question was submitted via our Ask the Experts form. If you want to know about student financing or anything related to it, send a question our way!
“Hello. My son got into college, and after several queries and delays, he finally got his award letter today.  After looking it over, the package seems very unreasonable. He…

Ask the Experts: APR, Grace Periods, & College Service Companies

March 16, 2012 | posted by College Money Insider.

Congratulations to all the students receiving college admissions letters this month! It’s been a long road to get to this point, but hopefully seeing an acceptance letter in the mail will help you appreciate the hard work you’ve put in during high school. We get a lot of questions about financial aid this time of…

Ask the Experts: Paying for Study Abroad

February 21, 2012 | posted by College Money Insider.

The following question was submitted via our Ask the Experts form. Be sure to send a question our way if you are confused about anything related to the financial aid process:
“As a US citizen, can I use Federal grants and loans to pay for attendance at a college or university overseas? I would like to do…

Ask the Experts: FAFSA Dependency

February 16, 2012 | posted by College Money Insider.

The following question was submitted via our Ask the Experts form. If you have any questions about college financing or anything related to it, please be sure to drop us a line. Don’t be shy!
“My 18 year old son against my better judgement filed his income tax and claimed himself. He will not be listed on…

Ask the Experts: Is It Too Late to Apply for Financial Aid?

February 9, 2012 | posted by College Money Insider.

The following question was submitted via our Ask the Experts form. If you have any questions about financial aid or student loans, we’re here to help. Our team of experts is happy to provide advice based on their decades of experience in college financing. Read on to learn the steps you’ll need to follow to get financial…