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What to Do When You’ve Made a Mistake on the FAFSA

I wasn’t sure what to do first: throw up or have a heart attack. My student’s financial aid package read...

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Understanding Your Financial Aid Letters

The acceptance letters are rolling in! Like the Oscars and Golden Globes, it’s “award season!” It’s a happy time. But...

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Paying for College: Talking Practically About an Emotional Subject

Money. It’s a difficult subject. And having a frank discussion about money and finances with your student as they plan...

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When the FAFSA Isn’t Enough: What Is the CSS Profile?

You hear us talk about the FAFSA a lot on SCV. Filling out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid...

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How Your Effort Can Equal Money: The New College Board Opportunity Scholarships

Work hard and it’ll pay off, right? That’s what everyone (including us!) will tell you. But what if you could...

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