This is episode 20, and today we are answering the question, Should I Pay A Company, Or Someone, To Search For Scholarships For Me?
A listener recently asked me via the my blog about a scholarship service mailing he received from a a national scholarship search service that guaranteed him at least one scholarship. When I hear about claims like this, my BS detector always goes kicks into high gear.
This is episode 19, and today we are answering the question, How Do I Get Classified As An Independent Student When Filing The FAFSA?
Now when people file the FAFSA, they are classified into one of two categories: independent, or dependent. Dependents need their parents tax information to complete the FAFSA. In addition, the government assumes that the parents of dependent students will aid financially in paying for their child’s education, whether this is financially a reality. Now it is always better from a financial aid standpoint to be classified as an independent student, and here are the reasons such a classification
This episode we discuss how to file FAFSA if the parents are divorced, And how to ask for help if you have no contact with your parents. Also, we have our Question and Answer Segment with Kristen Ferguson,