This comprehensive guide to college aid, updated for 2014, will help you estimate how much your family will be expected to contribute toward the cost of college, provides links to Forbes new SmartSearch college planning software and will simplify the college financial aid system with straight-forward explanations of expected family contribution, need-based financial aid, merit aid, the FAFSA, CSS Profile, the Federal Methodology, Institutional Methodology and the Consensus Methodology of calculating EFC.
Nearly 70% of computer science majors had at least one job offer before they graduated from college last year, according to data gathered by the National Association for Colleges and Employers (NACE)
If your high school junior or senior is preparing for college — it’s time you prepared to meet the FAFSA. The Free Application for Federal Student Aid is the gateway to need-based financial aid, Federal Pell Grants, scholarships, and federal and state student loans.
During last night’s State of the Union address, President Barack Obama touched on college accessibility– an issue of mounting concern for Americans. Mr. Obama’s goal is to ensure that “no middle-class kid is priced out of a college education. ...I want to work with Congress to see how we can help even more Americans who feel trapped by student loan debt.”
A national survey was conducted by CSPN via Survey Monkey this past fall. attached is a summary of the responses by 4,470 individuals identified as 529 plan savers.