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Get College Ready Podcast: What changed about the FAFSA?

Wells Fargo’s annual Get College Ready national campaign and accompanying interactive website, which includes advice and guidance articles, calculators, and videos, was created to help students and parents financially prepare for college, and make informed decisions around credit, insurance needs, … Continue reading

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Do you have enough money for college?

Although your dream school may have all the things you want in a college, it also has is a price tag. As you move closer to graduation, you need an accurate picture of your finances to see if you have … Continue reading

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They’ve been accepted! Now let’s tie up loose ends

As schools make final selections on their applicants, your students may see letters stacking up in their mailboxes. Whether they have a wealth of options or one clear decision, students may look for advice on what comes next. Here are … Continue reading

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Three tips to demystifying award letters

College-bound students will be receiving their award letters in the coming months, and many may find they have questions. From subsidized to unsubsidized loans, cost of attendance to expected family contribution — award letters bring in a whole new string … Continue reading

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FAFSA like a pro

The time for the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is here. By applying this year, you start down the financial aid journey for not just Federal student aid, but also possible private and merit-based aid, grants, and work-study … Continue reading

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How to get into college

Three tips to help you stay on track College can supply you with the tools needed to operate within a vast and complicated world. In studying for your next economics final, you’re also preparing for the real economic and social … Continue reading

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The five step journey to college financial aid

No matter how prepared you are, navigating the financial aid process can be a tricky experience. To help, we put together the following infographic that spells out, in five simple steps, how you can determine what financial aid you need … Continue reading

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Understanding your award letter

Soon you’ll be receiving award letters from your potential colleges. Make sure you review them carefully and understand the financial aid that’s being offered and what your final costs will be. It may be helpful to use an online comparison … Continue reading

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Meet your guide on the road to college

There are a lot of things to consider as you prepare for college, so starting early can help make the whole process easier. Thankfully, you have a great resource for almost any question you might have as you start preparing … Continue reading

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FAFSA Essentials: What Every Student Needs to Know

For Seniors preparing to apply for federal financial aid or Juniors just beginning their college search, the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) is one form nearly every college bound student will encounter. Completing the application may require tracking … Continue reading

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