Category: Financial Aid

How to Stand Out When Applying for Scholarships

Friday, October 28, 2022

Casual day reading writing on laptop outdoor university college

Scholarships are a win-win: students can help reduce the costs associated with attending college while also adding to their resumes. As an added bonus, the vast array of different scholarship options out there means there is truly an opportunity for every student.

While the application process will vary depending on the scholarship you are pursuing, there are some tried and true tips that can help students stand out from the pack. Keep reading to learn more about what it takes to craft a compelling scholarship application.

Read More »

Just Admit It: What Do Students and Families Need to Know About the Financial Aid Process?

Tuesday, May 25, 2021
Get the 411 on the Financial Aid Process with Our College Admissions Counselors

In addition to navigating the college admissions cycle, students and families need to prepare for the costs of college and understand the financial aid process. Much like admissions, there are a few steps that go into applying for financial aid, and it’s important that students understand every component of the process.

Read More »

Financial Aid 101

Thursday, May 28, 2020

Teenager student girl studying in a table having doubts and thinkingLearn the Ins and Outs of Financial Aid

In addition to weighing factors like location and campus environment, financial aid is a significant consideration for the majority of college applicants. Students must choose schools that are all-around best-fits for their needs and goals, both academically and financially.

Read More »

Good Resources for College Scholarships

Friday, October 25, 2019

AdobeStock_246885525Learn How to Start Your Scholarship Search and What to Do to Stand Out

In addition to searching for the school that best aligns with personal needs and goals, many students and families are eager to find higher education options that are a good financial fit. College scholarships can help make universities more affordable while also offering students the opportunity to spotlight unique strengths and passions.

Read More »

Parents: How to Discuss College Costs

Friday, August 23, 2019

Parents college cost talkLearn How to Have an Impactful Discussion About Saving for School

It may sound daunting, but it’s  important for parents to discuss college costs and budgeting as part of the college search process . College is an investment and in order to feel confident and excited about your student’s educational choice, your entire family needs to be on the same page financially.

Read More »

5 Tips for Choosing the College That Fits Your Financial Needs

Wednesday, April 10, 2019

How to Choose a College That is a Financial FitEvery Factor You Need to Consider When Reviewing Financial Aid Packages

With the May 1 enrollment deadline approaching, current high school seniors have some big decisions to make. In addition to choosing an institution that aligns with your academic and social interests, it’s important to select a college that is financially feasible for you and your family.

Read More »

Help Your Scholarship Application Stand Out with These 5 Tips

Friday, February 22, 2019

Help Your Scholarship Application Stand Out with These 5 TipsWrite a One-of-a-Kind Scholarship Essay with These Pointers

Scholarships can be a great way to cut college costs while also adding to a student’s resume. There are thousands of scholarship options out there, but nearly all of them require some sort of written statement or essay.

Read More »

Misconceptions About Financial Aid in EA Rounds

Tuesday, October 30, 2018

how to evaluate financial aid awardsWe’re Here to Clear Up Some Fin Aid Myths for Students Applying ED or EA This Fall

Whether you’re putting the finishing touches on your applications or looking ahead to the following year, many students and families are curious about what kind of financial aid is available in the early round.

Read More »

Sign Up for the IvyWise Newsletter

Get the IvyWise Newsletter

 简体中文 »
close wechat qr code