Articles & Advice by Tag - Financial Aid

By: SAGE Scholars — October 1, 2021
Learn about financial aid, need vs. non-need aid, packaging, scholarships vs. loans vs. work-study, gapping and more in our easy to read guide.
By: SAGE Scholars — January 1, 2022
What’s the formula for hitting the jackpot when it comes to merit aid?
By: James Johnston, Ed.D. — June 20, 2022
A reasonable person would assume that the cost of an undergraduate education would be easy to calculate. Unfortunately, calculating the "True Cost" is complicated.
By: SAGE Scholars — February 2, 2022
With the help of SAGE Scholars Tuition Rewards and the FAFSA, your college education can become significantly more affordable.
By: Al Dickenson — February 7, 2023
More often than not, offers given to you are rarely the best offer possible. Check this article out to learn how to advocate for yourself and obtain the best possible offer.
By: SAGE Scholars — March 2, 2022
To know how to best pay for a college education, families need to know three numbers: The total annual Cost of Attendance, Financial Aid, and the Expected Family Contribution. In this article you can learn how to calculate these numbers and plan for the future.
By: Lynne Blumberg — February 22, 2023
This article lists the types of student aid provided for readers to consider, along with supplemental information from student aid websites.
By: Norrell Edwards — March 13, 2023
In the professional world, you want to advocate for the most competitive package for yourself. Here's why you should always negotiate for higher pay when you receive a job offer.
By: Dr. Gwendolyn Maria Parrish — March 20, 2023
Here are some tips on how to help your child during their transition to college.
By: Jessica Dickenson — April 25, 2023
While transferring colleges can be a big transition, it doesn't have to be a stressful process. If you follow these simple steps, not only will you find the college of your dreams, but earn a degree that works for you!