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Fill Out the FAFSA. Students need to understand the importance of filing the FAFSA for college financial aid.

Fill Out the FAFSA. Students need to understand the importance of filing the FAFSA for college financial aid.

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January 21, 2016

As many seniors start to receive their college acceptance letters and plan out the next step of their lives, another concern arises: the cost. College is far from inexpensive; average in-state tuition costs with room and board are near $15,000  per year while out-of-state and private colleges can climb...

Paying for College. Cost should not be a roadblock.

Paying for College. Cost should not be a roadblock.

perspectives

March 20, 2015

Everyone knows this statement to be true: college is an expensive economic burden. In some cases, college becomes so costly that some forego the chance for a higher education due to the price tag alone. This should not be the case, as college is a great investment that should be available to everyone...

Financial Aid Night takes place Jan. 23

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January 23, 2014

The school will host a Financial Aid Night for seniors on Jan. 23 at 7 p.m. in the auditorium, according to College and Career counselor Linda Christy. The event will provide information for college-bound seniors about scholarships and other financial aid opportunities, including the FAFSA. “FAFSA...

FAFSA workshop Feb. 26, deadline March 10

Linda Christy, College and Career Resource Center (CCRC) counselor, works at her computer in the counseling office. According to her, seniors with questions about filling out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) can consult with CCRC staff or attend the FAFSA workshop on Feb. 26. HAFSA RAZI / PHOTO

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February 23, 2013

The school will host a free workshop to help seniors with secondary education plans fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) on Feb. 26 from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. in the media center computer labs, according to Linda Christy, College and Career Resource Center (CCRC) counselor. Parents...

Students seek unique ways to meet rising college costs

Senior Meredith Wettersten examines the bulletin board in the Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID) room, which is covered in brochures and flyers from universities. Wettersten said the AVID program helps her find scholarships in order to pay for an increasingly expensive higher education. NIVEDHA MEYYAPPAN / PHOTO

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January 24, 2013

Senior Meredith Wettersten logs on to her computer, makes a few clicks with the mouse and quickly begins typing. Senior Mitchell “Mitch” Sobek suits up in his U.S. Army uniform, puts on his heavy boots and adjusts his cap. They’re two very different people in very different settings under very...

Financial Aid Night for seniors on Nov. 14

Linda Christy, college counselor at the College and Career Resource Center, directs a workshop during College Go Week in September. Christy will present information for seniors at Financial Aid Night on Nov. 14 in the freshman cafeteria from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. HAFSA RAZI / PHOTO

Beats

November 13, 2012

Seniors can attend Financial Aid Night on Nov. 14 from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. in the freshman cafeteria, although the program will probably only run until 8 that night, according to Linda Christy, college counselor at the College and Career Resource Center (CCRC), who will be presenting information at the event. The...