The sky is falling, the sky is falling! No, not really, but it is time to file your FAFSA before it’s too late.
If you wait too long and need assistance paying for your tuition, it will feel like the sky is falling come August when tuition payments are due.
WHAT IF … attending college were determined by a student’s potential rather than his or her financial resources?
Well, that’s the case if you’re a high school senior living in the Moraine Park Technical College district. Moraine Park Promise scholarships allow eligible students to obtain a a college degree tuition-free!
Check this out: Moraine Park Promise program scholarships provide five semesters of FREE TUITION, plus additional services like mentoring, tutoring, assistance with financial aid filing and other support services.
Promise students agree to attend Moraine Park as a full-time student, maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher, complete eight hours of community service per semester, stay in good standing with college policies and participate in Promise program support services.
Are you an adult considering college? Have you withdrawn from school or are you hoping to transfer to a new school?
Students who have withdrawn from school without completing a degree may find themselves in some difficulty. They may owe money on student loans, but not have the degree or diploma they need to find a career that will leave them the ability to pay the loans back.
Don’t fall for it! Here are seven common mistakes applying for financial aid:
Not Completing the FAFSA
Students state all kinds of reasons: “The FAFSA is too hard,” “It takes too long to complete,” I never qualify anyway, so why does it matter.” It does matter. By not completing the FAFSA, students may be missing out on the opportunity to qualify for what could be thousands of dollars to help pay for college.
Not Being Prepared
The online FAFSA has gotten a lot easier over the last few years. But, the key to making the FAFSA simple is being prepared. Students can save a lot of time by gathering their information before they start the application.
Many students mistakenly think they don’t qualify for aid and prevent themselves from receiving financial aid by failing to apply for it. We don’t want you to fall into that trap! Here are four common reasons people don’t apply for – and the reasons they’re wrong!
I’m not going to bother filling out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid because …