Apply for Financial Aid and Learn How to Get Money for College
Use FAFSA4caster to get a free early estimate of your eligibility for federal student aid. Learn how to fill out the FAFSA form, and browse common FAFSA topics.
Understanding Dyslexia and Dysgraphia
Dyslexia affects approximately 20 percent of the population, and 80-90 percent of people with learning disabilities. It’s believed to be caused by differences in brain connectivity.
COMET – Learn How to Pay Off Student Debts
The value of a college degree has never been higher – at least in financial terms. Over the past decade, the cost of a university education has risen three times faster than other school-related expenses.
Most students finance at least some of that cost by taking out student loans, with the goal of having their investment pay off with higher earnings down the road.
Once only a common occurrence in Europe, embarking on a year-long break, or gap year, before starting college has become almost mainstream in the U.S. Even Malia Obama, daughter of former President Barack Obama, took a year off before attending Harvard University. But now college graduates are increasingly taking a gap year before graduate school. Read on to learn about this growing trend, how college graduates can decide whether a gap year is right for them, the kinds of opportunities out there and the pros and cons of taking a potentially life-changing gap year.