Nitro Knowledge. Your Guide to Paying for College.
Chances are, your life looks very different today than it did back in the fall when you filled out your FAFSA.
If you or your family has experienced a change in income due to the coronavirus, you can and should appeal your financial aid award for next fall.
Here's what you need to know.
No parent wants to have the dreaded "helicopter parent" insult thrown their way. So you step back during the college decision process as much as you can, biting your tongue about how much you'll miss them if they go to college on the other side of the country or why they're writing a college application essay on their favorite video game.
It's a delicate balance, but one place you really shouldn't keep your mouth shut?
The price tag.
If you're looking at your kids' classmates and wondering how their parents are paying for college, you're definitely not alone.
With the cost of higher education rising at exponential rates, the tuition prices facing parents are, at best, overwhelming. No one would blame you if thinking about paying your kids' college tuition made you want to just climb back into bed and pull the covers over your head.
Worried about how to pay for college? Not sure if—or when—you should apply for private student loans? Here's the three-step plan you need to implement: