By now, if you filled out the FAFSA for the 2015-2016 school year, you should have received your Student Aid Report (SAR) and most likely got back information on what financial aid you are eligible for. So what’s next? Now you need to decide what aid to accept and how to accept it. First things first, you must understand the aid you are being offered (whether it’s grant … [Read more...] about After the FAFSA: What’s Next?
As college students, we are constantly thinking about money. We want more of it, we use it all the time, and now it’s going toward paying for our education. Many students rely solely on financial awards to fund their schooling. While financial aid can provide grants and loans that allow significant relief toward paying tuition, they are not the only resource. Scholarships are … [Read more...] about Finding Scholarships
Real LIFE hosted a Cash Cab Promotion during Homecoming week. Peer Financial Counselors went around campus asking financial questions to MSU students. Here are some of their responses: … [Read more...] about Real LIFE Video Blog
During homecoming week, Peer Financial Counselors drove around campus giving rides and handing out prizes to students who answered Financial literacy question correctly. Here are a few of the answers we received from students on campus. … [Read more...] about Interview Vlog posts
Good news for Student Loan Borrowers! Some big reform is coming in regards to student loans. It is called the "Pay As You Earn" program and is aiming to help student loan borrowers with massive amounts of student loan debt. Let’s answer some big questions about this new program: 1. Will these updates help me? If you have federal student loans, maybe. The president … [Read more...] about Good news for Student Loan Borrowers!