Nitro Knowledge. Your Guide to Paying for College.
Congrats! You've been accepted to college. Now you just need to figure out how to pay for it.
But before you start digging through your car for any loose change you can find, you might want to take some time to check out all of the resources available to help you pay for college in the state of Florida.
Heading off to college is an exciting time in your life. You get to experience the freedom of being away from home, learning from professors in your field of interest, and connecting with students who are embarking on a similar journey.
But what happens when your enthusiasm gets put on the back burner because you’re worried about how to pay for college?
Raise your hand if you love filling out the FAFSA. My guess is, very few of you reading this even took your hand off your phone or tablet. Completing the FAFSA can be a long, and not so fun, process.
The good news is, once you hit submit and your application has been accepted, you may be eligible for tons of money. And that makes every minute (or hour) of staring at the screen worth it.
If you're like many young adults, going off to college is the first time you're wading out into the big, bad world of independent living.
While the main focus is, of course, getting a quality education, college also provides a great opportunity to develop the money skills you'll need after you graduate.
The way we think about higher education has changed drastically over the last decade. More students are opting for master’s programs in computer science, rather than the traditional MBA track. But is that the right move for you?
It just might be ... that is, if you're looking for a highly compensated field that has a lot of job openings.
When you receive your financial aid package from a university, you may be so excited about this new phase in your life that you aren’t thinking about the practical questions, like "Does this factor in all of my associated educational expenses, and what exactly can I use my financial aid for?"
It isn’t just your tuition that financial aid can pay for, but there are certain stipulations about what kind of financial aid (grants, scholarships, loans, etc) can pay for what expenses. Here’s what you need to know.