Category: Financial Aid

In this article, Admissions Expert KiKi explains what being a first-generation college student means. Kiki covers what first-generation college students need to know during the application process and how […]

In this Yale Financial Aid Guide, Admissions Expert Zoe (Yale ‘16) walks us through how she paid for Yale University, from beginning the application process to graduating from Yale. […]

Photo courtesy of Williams College In this Williams College financial aid guide, Admissions Expert Nadiya walks us through how she paid for college with the help of financial aid. […]

Photo courtesy of The University of Chicago In this UChicago financial aid guide, Admissions Expert Arielle breaks down the process of how she paid for college: from applying to […]

Photo courtesy of Princeton University Hi everyone! My name is Taylor, and I graduated from Princeton University in 2016. I really enjoyed my time at Princeton and am thankful for […]

Vanderbilt is one of the few private elite academic institutions that offer significant merit scholarships that are independent of a family’s financial status. As a result, the Vanderbilt merit scholarships are […]

What is the Coca-Cola Scholarship? The Coca-Cola scholarship is a $20,000 scholarship awarded to 150 exceptional high school seniors that provides them with a unique and exclusive alumni network. It […]

Photo courtesy of University of Southern California What are the USC Merit Scholarships? The University of Southern California is one of the few private elite universities that offers generous merit […]

In this Harvard Financial Aid Guide, Admissions Experts Thuong (Harvard ‘24) and Jesper (Harvard ‘19) walk us through how they saved up and paid for Harvard University with the […]

Photo courtesy of Duke University Although it’s been nearly 12 years since I applied to Duke University, the experience remains vivid in my memory. In this post, I’ll share my […]

Photo courtesy of Columbia University With the cost of college tuition rising each year, paying for college is a challenge for many families. In this article, I will discuss Columbia […]

Photographer: Kelly Sikkema | Source: Unsplash In the following article, admissions officer Priyanka Singh answers frequently asked questions about college financial aid! For more guidance on financial aid and the […]

Photo courtesy of Brown University In this Brown University financial aid guide, Admissions Expert Elinor (Brown University ‘21) shares how she paid for college, from applying for financial aid […]